Maiden Castle Iron Age Hillfort, near Dorchester, Dorset

Maiden Castle Iron Age Hillfort, near Dorchester, Dorset
Photograph taken October 1997 © Crown copyright. Historic England Archive ref: nmr 15852/03

Maiden Castle was one of the largest hillforts in Europe. Excavations in the 1930s found that it was the site of a stand against the Roman invasion of 43 AD. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

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