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Ash Cabin Flat


<b>Ash Cabin Flat</b>Posted by stubobImage © stubob
Nearest Town:Sheffield (9km ENE)
OS Ref (GB):   SK271864 / Sheet: 110
Latitude:53° 22' 24.28" N
Longitude:   1° 35' 33.45" W

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<b>Ash Cabin Flat</b>Posted by stubob <b>Ash Cabin Flat</b>Posted by stubob <b>Ash Cabin Flat</b>Posted by stubob


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Finding the remains of the fort on the ground is a little bit tricky....altho' the bracken is still in full flow so it might be hiding features.

The site is ideally situated on a steep rocky sided spur overlooking the Rivelin down towards sheffield.
stubob Posted by stubob
12th September 2003ce
Edited 12th September 2003ce


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"A small promontory fort is formed by a stoney bank and shallow ditch, with rough walls round the other approaches formed by aligning rocks on the site along natural breaks of the slope. A D=shaped area, 15m by 16m, abuts on the inside of the bank within the vestiges of a rough wall. Incorporated in this wall is a long stone of triangular section, on which a pair of opposing slots have been cut in adjacent sides." YAJ 49, 1977 Posted by BrigantesNation
6th August 2003ce