Tag: Derbyshire

Sep 28

Carl Wark, Peak District, Derbyshire

Carl Wark Hill Fort Carl Wark is an excellent example of an escarpment hill fort. Was this atmospheric hill fort inhabited in the Iron Age? Carl Wark Fort plan (Hogg), and photograph This is a hill fort of unproven origin, best thought to be Iron or Dark age in date. Bronze age artifacts are also …

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Sep 28

Mam Tor, Peak District, Derbyshire

Mam Tor – Dark Peak, Derbyshire   Mam Tor, seen from the east. Plan of Mam Tor “despite is unusually high position, this fort contains traces of a number of huts, and on investigation these have yielded plentiful pottery, as well as charcoal giving a surprisingly early radio carbon date. The defense is single dump …

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