Pontesford Hill Camp: a Small Multivallate Hillfort

Shropshire

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Multivallate Hillfort
Neolithic

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Shropshire Council

Parish

Pontesbury

Parliamentary Constituency

Shrewsbury and Atcham

Grid Reference

SJ409409 (340858, 305557)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.6442, -2.87419

Nearest Postcode

SY5 0UH

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Notes

A small oval Iron Age multivallate hillfort surviving as an earthwork. Excavation revealed evidence of Neolithic occupation, probable hut circles and evidence of a palisade. The outer ramparts of the hillfort are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. Scheduled.

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