SC3370 : Santon Head promontory fort

taken 14 years ago, 3 km from Quine's Hill, Isle of Man, Great Britain

Santon Head promontory fort
Santon Head promontory fort
Looking south-west across the defensive ditch of Santon Head promontory fort. The defensive rampart and fort are to the left. Probably Iron-Age in date this is one of over 20 such forts around the coast of the Isle of Man. Many were reused in Norse/Viking times by the Norse, some may have been used as coastal lookouts during Elizabethan times and maybe even during the Napoleonic wars.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 April, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 September, 2005
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Fortifications   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 336 705 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.2040N 4:32.7917W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SC 336 705
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