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Bury Bank


Also known as:
  • The Rings
  • Wulferecester

Nearest Town:Stone (3km ESE)
OS Ref (GB):   SJ883359 / Sheet: 127
Latitude:52° 55' 11.98" N
Longitude:   2° 10' 26.53" W

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This webpage by Brian Billington
says that an 1899 map calls the fort 'Wulferecester' - Wulfere's town. There's a mound inside the southern part of the enclosure, which is said to be the site of the palace of Wulfere, the Saxon King of Mercia.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
3rd November 2006ce


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Extensive description of the fort.

There are also two probable BA round barrows within the fort.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
9th September 2011ce
Edited 9th September 2011ce