Iron Age Fort 900m North East of Dale Hole Cottage


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Iron Age
Promontory Fort

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Norfolk County Council

District Council

North Norfolk District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

North Norfolk

Grid Reference

OV874874 (587447, 344726)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.9668, 0.791544

Nearest Postcode

NR23 1RL

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Iron Age fort on the southern end of a sand and gravel spit which extends southwards from the coastal dunes known as Holkham Meals and surounded on three sides by a formwe tidal salt marsh. The enclosure is 375m north-south by 255m east-west. The inner bank is between 1m and 2m high and there is a counterscarp bank 0.4-1.4m high. The ditch is up to 1m deep and 10-17m wide. There is a gap 9m wide on the south side probably represents an entrance. Beyond this gap are slight earthworks. Scheduled.

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