The Castles

  • Bathealton, Somerset. 
  • Scheduled Monument.

 

Oval Iron Age univallate hill fort covering 1.6 ha and defended by a bank and ditch with a scarped bank and outside ditch to the north of the site. The eastern bank measuring almost 29.5 ft wide and standing 9.8 ft high, with the entrance to the east which measures 32.8 ft wide.

Finds include Roman coins, and Neolithic objects.

 

 1966                             Field Investigation.

1999                              Scheduled.

 

 

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