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Buzbury Rings (Hillfort) — Miscellaneous

Am not sure about "...a secure area for animals and people..."! These ditches and banks were never big enough to even be secure. This coupled with its topographic sitting (with very little of the surrounding landscape visable) it is hard to believe that this monument had anything to do with the inhabitants feeling secure defensively or in any other way!
The neolithic causewayed enclosure theory i believe to be sound and its continued use into later periods is also plausable. However as for the interior housing "...elaborate structures dating from c.1000 b.c.e..." well this is just speculation! The interior does house a very large amount of pits and post holes, but so many that no definite conclusion as to their nature or date can be assertained at this time. However study of this monument is continuing and further details as to its nature will be released in due course.
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