Borough Hill: a Large Multivallate Hillfort

Cambridgeshire

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Iron Age
Palisade

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Cambridgeshire County Council

District Council

South Cambridgeshire District Council

Parish

Sawston

Parliamentary Constituency

South Cambridgeshire

Grid Reference

OV472472 (547175, 249491)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.1237, 0.150089

Nearest Postcode

CB22 3JF

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Notes

A large multivallate hillfort at Borough Hill. The fort is roughly oval in plan, measuring 430m east-west and 300m north-south. The circuit of defences is composed of varying arrangements of banks and ditches enclosing an area of 8ha.

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