Knolls End, Whorlton, North Yorkshire

Knolls End, Whorlton, North Yorkshire
Photograph taken January 1991 © Crown copyright. Historic England Archive ref: nmr 12052/06

An aerial view of the Iron Age fort at Knolls End under a blanket of snow. The promontory fort covers an area of two acres. As well as a 7.5m wide rampart, the settlement is also protected by a 1.5m wide ditch.

Location

North Yorkshire Whorlton

Period

Prehistoric (to AD42)

Tags

aerial view iron age hill fort defence ditch earthwork archaeology prehistoric (to ad42)