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Castle Piece


Nearest Town:New Milton (14km SSE)
OS Ref (GB):   SU199089 / Sheet: 195
Latitude:50° 52' 43.17" N
Longitude:   1° 43' 1.6" W

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The excellent ‘Hampshire Treasures’ resource gives the following information – “CastlePiece. Probable Hill Fort. Earthwork encloses 41/2 acres. Entrenchments are well spread but clearly defined gap in south east side is probably the original entrance. O.S.A. No. SU10 NE18. Ref: 1. Field Archaeology as Illustrated by Hampshire, 1915, (Williams-Freeman), p.170, p.433. Ref: 2. Ancient Earthworks in the New Forest, 1917, (Sumner), p.26.” This is a scheduled ancient monument no.229. pure joy Posted by pure joy
11th July 2003ce