NR9229 : Cnoc Ballygown - fort (unfinished)

taken 14 years ago, near to Shiskine, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Cnoc Ballygown - fort (unfinished)
Cnoc Ballygown - fort (unfinished)
This prominent hilltop is ringed with a low earthwork, said to mark an unfinished fort (presumably thought to be Iron Age). It looks much more like an enclosure of Neolithic date (think Windmill Hill, or Knap Hill, both Wilts). Compare with a 'real' hillfort nearby at The Doon, Blackwaterfoot.
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NR9229, 6 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 July, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 January, 2007
Category
Ancient site > Ancient site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 921 291 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:30.6990N 5:17.6311W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 922 289
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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