SK6148 : Earthwork in Fox Wood

taken 7 years ago, near to Calverton, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

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Earthwork in Fox Wood
Earthwork in Fox Wood
There is a substantial network of embankments and ditches in the wood, labelled as an ancient 'Settlement'. Excavations have shown that these date back to the Iron Age, running through to the Roman period. They are typical of what is traditionally called a hill fort, generally representing a main local settlement. The site is a Scheduled Monument, although it has no accessible description.
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SK6148, 33 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 18 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Woodland, Forest 
Period (from Tags)
Iron Age  Roman 
Woodland (from Tags)
Broadleaf 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6126 4845 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.7902N 1:5.2807W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6126 4845
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Ancient Settlement  Earthwork  Scheduled Monument 

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