Dolebury Hill Fort: Dolebury Warren

  • Churchill, Somerset. 
  • Scheduled Monument.

 

Roughly rectangular bivallate Iron Age hill fort, enclosure, covering approximately 18 acres and defended by a dry stone rampart made of limestone, a ditch and counterscarp. The original entrance is to the west and has outworks. The north and west sides covered in trees.

Mounds could be Iron Age or Roman wooden buildings.

Lead mining once on site.

May have been used as a rabbit warren.

Finds date from the Iron Age and Roman period.

 

4th – 3rd C BC              Inhabited.

1966                            Field Investigation.

2003                            Scheduled.

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