Hilltop Enclosure and a Pillow Mound on Knowle Hill


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Iron Age
Shale Working Site

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

Purbeck District Council


Church Knowle

Parliamentary Constituency

South Dorset

Grid Reference

SJ935935 (393513, 82221)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.6391, -2.09175

Nearest Postcode

BH20 5NT

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Iron Age settlement enclosure. Excavation located a house site and shale jewellery, possibly made on the site. The enclosure is formed by cross ridge dykes, see SY 98 SW 71 and 72. To the north the cross ridge dykes are joined by a bank 1.5m wide and an outer ditch 3m wide. Scheduled.

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