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LiDAR - Brent Knoll - Somerset

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Smallish hillfort near Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset on a great looking peak in the landscape. Wikilink:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brent_Knoll_Camp Atlas of Hillforts link:  http://hillforts.arch.ox.ac.uk/records/EN0453.html Google context view Oblique view facing NW

LiDAR - Brean Down Camp - Somerset

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Promontory hillfort just to the south west of Weston-super-Mare. You can see traces of ancient field systems to the west on the flanks. Brean Down Fort is at the western tip and constructed in the 1850s. Wiki Link:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brean_Down Atlas of Hillforts link:  http://hillforts.arch.ox.ac.uk/records/EN0449.html Different lighting angle Googla context view Oblique view facing east

LiDAR - Blacker's Hill - Somerset

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Nice triangular promentary Iron Age hillfort a couple of miles to the southwest of Radstock in Somerset. Wiki link:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blacker%27s_Hill Atlas of Hillforts link:  http://hillforts.arch.ox.ac.uk/records/EN0458.html Google Maps context view Oblique view facing SW

LiDAR - Berwick Camp - Somerset

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Totally destroyed Iron Age hillfort just to the southwest of Bath within the Old Down Sports Ground. Atlas of Hillforts link:  http://hillforts.arch.ox.ac.uk/records/EN3962.html Interstingly within the same frame i've marked two features: Roundhill. It's a round hill. Possible moat? This is sitting in land behind a large private residence. Google context image Closeup of 'Round Hill' and the 'Moat'

LiDAR - Bathampton Camp & Little Solsbury Camp - Somerset

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Bathampton camp lies on a limestone plateau and is heavily degraded and only the outline remains and is now home to a golf course. Just to the north lies Solsbury Camp and is much more obvious. Wiki link (Bathampton):  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathampton_Down Interstingly there is no record on the Atlas of hillforts site for Bathampton. Atlas of Hillforts link (Little Solsbury Camp):  http://hillforts.arch.ox.ac.uk/records/EN3963.html Both camps context LiDAR view. Solsbury is the triangular shape top left and Bathampton is bottom left on the large plataeu: Bathampton Camp Google context image Little Solsbury Camp Google context Image Oblique view of Little Solsbury facing NE

LiDAR - Bat's Castle & Black Ball Camp - Somerset

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Here we have twin circular enclosures to this Iron Age hillfort which were only discovered in 1983. These are situated just south of Dunster in Somerset. The main enclosure is Bat's Castle and the smaller is Black Ball Camp. Wiki Link:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat%27s_Castle Atlas of Hillforts Link (Bats Castle):  http://hillforts.arch.ox.ac.uk/records/EN4060.html Wiki link (Black Ball Camp):  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Ball_Camp Atlas of Hillforts Link (Black Ball Camp):  http://hillforts.arch.ox.ac.uk/records/EN4110.html Google Context Image: Oblique view facing east:

LiDAR - Cow Castle - Somerset

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Small elliptical Iron Age hillfort just to the SE of Simonsbath in Somerset. Wikilink:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cow_Castle Atlas of Hillforts link:  http://hillforts.arch.ox.ac.uk/records/EN4112.html Google context Image: Oblique view facing NE