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Part of the ditch of Clovelly Dykes hillfort, Devon.

This site is a mystery - it seems to be an Iron Age hillfort but it is not on a hill making it hard to defend. It is huge (over 8 hectares) but no clear dating evidence has been found (it has only had minimal trial excavation) - what is certain is that somebody put a lot of work into building it.

See : http://www.ndas.org.uk/dykes.html
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Jul 16 2012 09:30 GMT 25barb
Very interesting site. Read the information you offered..
Your photo is lovely - love the tree framing of the indented area. Nice capture of light and shadow. Well captured.
Jul 16 2012 13:12 GMT hans55 PRO
interresting place and info ... go back in the winter ... less plants then !! ... we do that on our forts too ! :-)
Jul 16 2012 13:17 GMT clintonfolks
great photo..
Jul 16 2012 13:21 GMT wijnie58
Indeed a very interesting site...:-))
Jul 16 2012 20:13 GMT elsje323
great nature shot
Jul 17 2012 10:14 GMT Midworlder PRO