About a mile and a half from [Stoke Edith] Mansion, on the south-west, and ocupying the summit of a commanding eminence, is St Ethelbert's Camp, said, by popular tradition, to be the spot where Ethelbert pitched his tents when on his journey to the Court of King Offa.*
p590 of 'The Beauties of England and Wales' v6 (1805).
The Herefordshire on-line SMR says that the Ordnance survey first changed the name on the map to 'Backbury' in 1926. Landslides have obscured the defences in places.