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COW CASTLE

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An Iron Age univallate hillfort enclosing 1.2 hectares is defined by a rampart of up to 2m in height with an external berm 4.5m wide. A stone revetment is visible on the external face of the rampart. A quarry ditch 5-7m wide follows the inner side of the rampart. It has a single entrance of 8m width on the eastern side . There are reported to be at least four house platforms within the enclosure, one is definitely visible but due to dense bracken coverage the others are not.

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