Castlesteads, Greater Manchester

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Castlesteads, Greater Manchester is located in Greater Manchester
Castlesteads, Greater Manchester
Map showing the location of Castlesteads within Greater Manchester.

Castlesteads is an Iron Age promontory fort, situated on the east bank of the River Irwell on a natural promontory in Bury, Greater Manchester (grid reference SD79691299). It is listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.[1] Excavated pottery indicates the site was occupied between 200BC and 250AD.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Castlesteads". Pastscape.org.uk. Retrieved 2008-01-05. 

Coordinates: 53°36′46″N 2°18′25″W / 53.612875°N 2.306955°W / 53.612875; -2.306955