Ingleborough Hillfort, Ingleton, North Yorkshire

Ingleborough Hillfort, Ingleton, North Yorkshire
Photograph taken January 1991 © Crown copyright. Historic England Archive ref: nmr 12061/31

An aerial view of Ingleborough Hillfort under a blanket of snow. The fortified settlement was built by a British tribe called the Brigantes in the 1st century AD. The collapsed stone rampart was 3,000 feet long.

Location

North Yorkshire Ingleton

Period

Prehistoric (to AD42)

Themes

Tags

aerial view iron age hill fort hillfort defence rampart earthwork archaeology house hut prehistoric (to ad42)