NS2158 : Southern rampart of fort on Castle Hill

taken 7 years ago, near to Largs, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Southern rampart of fort on Castle Hill
Southern rampart of fort on Castle Hill
The summit of the hill (shown in NS2158 : Remains of a fort on Castle Hill) is surrounded by the traces of an ancient rampart. It is well preserved on the southern side, as shown in the present photograph. See the end-note for further details.

The most prominent island in the background is Great Cumbrae Island; for the others, see NS2158 : Steps leading downhill.
Fort on Castle Hill
The summit of Castle Hill shows traces of an ancient rampart, roughly oval in shape, and measuring about 50 metres by 40 metres. See LinkExternal link (at Canmore) for details.
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Date Taken
Monday, 3 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2154 5877 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:47.3515N 4:50.8713W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2157 5877
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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