Cadbury Camp, Tickenham

  • Tickenham Hill, Middletown, Somerset


Oval Iron Age  multivallate hill fort, Roman settlement,  covering 6¼ acres and defended by two ramparts of limestone and external ditches. The northern entrance is original with inturned ends to the passage and the second rampart and ditch turn outwards. A further bank and ditch protect the outer approach.


1922                            Six day trial excavation by Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society.

1939-1946                   World War II: Searchlight Battery.

1962                            Field Investigation.

1965                            Field Investigation.

1970-1974                   Excavated by Cadbury Excavation Committee.

1989-1999                   Geophysical Survey by the National Trust.

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