Berry Castle

  • Luccombe, Somerset
  • Scheduled Monument

 

Rectangular Iron Age enclosure, Roman settlement measuring 120 ft and defended by a bank and ditch with the rampart measuring 23 ft wide and standing approximately 5.5 – 8.2 ft high and the ditch measuring 24.6 ft wide and c 6.5 ft deep.

Finds include swords.

 

1052                            c: Possibly built to defend area when Harold, Godwin’s son, invaded.

1965                            Field Investigation.

1971                            Aerial photograph.

1987                            Field Investigation.

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