Danebury hillfort, Hampshire

Danebury hillfort, Hampshire
Photograph taken 1992 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: ic030/003

Reconstruction drawing of round houses in the quarry hollow behind the rampart during the 2nd century BC. The hillfort was built c2,500 years ago and is believed to have been used for around 500 years. During the Iron Age, Britain was divided into many tribal territories, and hillforts were probably the strongholds and main settlements for these territories.

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