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Yarnbury Castle, Wiltshire

Yarnbury Castle, Wiltshire
 
©  English Heritage.NMR
Reference Number: NMR 15418/10
 
Caption: Yanrnbury Castle is a multiphase, multivallate hillfort of around 28.5 acres. A 1991 survey by RCHME showed the castle to have over 130 probable structures within its grounds, including Iron Age round houses and Roman material. Easily the most prominent feature is a rectangular area measuring 129x90 metres consisting of 16 low mounds. These are sheep folds: the Castle was used for the bi-annual Winterbourne Stoke sheep fair until 1916.
Photographer:  staff Date Taken: February 1996
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR