List of hillforts in England

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There are 1,224 hill forts in England.[1] Although some originate in the Bronze Age, the majority of hill forts in Britain were constructed during the Iron Age (about 8th century BC to the Roman conquest of Britain). There was a trend in the 2nd century BC for hill forts to fall out of use.[2]


Contents
Bedfordshire · Berkshire · Bristol · Buckinghamshire · Cambridgeshire · Cheshire · Cleveland · Cornwall · Cumbria · Derbyshire · Devon · Dorset · East Sussex · Essex · Gloucestershire · Greater Manchester · Hampshire · Herefordshire · Hertfordshire · Kent · Lancashire · Leicestershire · Norfolk · Northamptonshire · Northumberland · North Yorkshire · Nottinghamshire · Oxfordshire · Shropshire · Somerset · South Yorkshire · Staffordshire · Surrey · West Midlands · West Sussex · West Yorkshire · Wiltshire · Worcestershire
See also · References

Bedfordshire[edit]

Berkshire[edit]

Bristol[edit]

Buckinghamshire[edit]

Cambridgeshire[edit]

Cheshire[edit]

Cleveland[edit]

Cornwall[edit]

Cumbria[edit]

Derbyshire[edit]

Devon[edit]

Dorset[edit]

East Sussex[edit]

Essex[edit]

Gloucestershire[edit]

Greater Manchester[edit]

Hampshire[edit]

Herefordshire[edit]

Hertfordshire[edit]

Kent[edit]

Lancashire[edit]

Leicestershire[edit]

Norfolk[edit]

North Yorkshire[edit]

Northamptonshire[edit]

Northumberland[edit]

Oxfordshire[edit]

Shropshire[edit]

Somerset[edit]

South Yorkshire[edit]

Staffordshire[edit]

Surrey[edit]

West Midlands[edit]

West Sussex[edit]

West Yorkshire[edit]

Wiltshire[edit]

Worcestershire[edit]

Walbury Hill, Berkshire
Bickerton Hill, Cheshire
Castle an Dinas, Cornwall
Castle Crag, Cumbria
Danebury Ring
Cadbury Castle, Somerset
Carl Wark, Peak District
Old Sarum, by John Constable
Hembury Hillfort
Eston Nab, North Yorkshire
Beacon Hill, Hampshire
British Camp, Herefordshire

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Cunliffe (1983), p. 74.
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  21. ^ a b c d e f "English Heritage National Monuments Record: Derbyshire". Retrieved 16 February 2011. [dead link]
  22. ^ *Rawlsbury Camp
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Bibliography

Further reading[edit]

  • Forde-Johnston, James (1962), "The Iron Age Hillforts of Lancashire and Cheshire", Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, 72: 9–46 
  • Forde-Johnston, James (1976), Hillforts of the Iron Age in England and Wales: a survey of the surface evidence, Liverpool University Press, ISBN 0-85323-381-0 
  • Sutton, J. E. G. (1966), "Iron Age Hill-Forts and some other Earthworks in Oxfordshire", Oxoniensia, 31: 28–42 

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