• Shopping Basket: 0 items
  • Sign in or Register to start shopping

Careby Wood Camp

Reference Name MLI30057

Careby Wood Camp

Careby Wood Camp


Multivallate hill fort of Iron Age A and B cultures at Careby. The work is about 850 feet by 750 feet, the distance between the inner and outer banks some 130 feet. The outer bank is very slight, the inner one is 3feet above present ground level and 5 feet above the level of its ditch.{1}{2}

The earthwork, which encloses approximately thirteen acres, is completely covered by re-afforestation. Published survey (25 inch) revised.{1}

During a site visit to the area in April 2001, the banks and ditches have again been examined and are deemed to be in quite good condition. although some animal damage was recorded. The banks are standing to a height of over one metre and the ditches have in places standing water.{7}

1 Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Card Index. TF 01 NW: 4, 1965, D.A.
2 Article in Serial: C.W. Phillips. 1935. 'The Present State of Archaeology in Lincolnshire: Part 2' in the Archaeological Journal. vol.91, p.102
3 Index: SMR. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TF 01 NW: A, 1930, Phillips, C.W.
4 Scheduling Record: HBMC. AM 7. SAM 280
5 Aerial Photograph: 1945-84. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION. LJ37-39,1953,
6 Unpublished Document: Maguire, M.. 1995. Careby Camp in its Local Contemporary Landscape. -
7 Report: Archaeological Project Services. 2001. Careby Wood..

Historic Environment Record

Further information can be found at: Historic Environment Record

For more detailed/specific searches you may use: Advanced search

Helpful Hint: Please quote the Reference Name / Number or the Lincstothepast item URL when contacting the Historic Environment Team.

Helpful hint: If you want to search a particular collection, or filter out unwanted collections/records – remember you can use the facetted searching to refine your results (see right hand side of your search results page).

Last updated: 06-December-2018 13:40:52

Bookmark with:

What are these?

  • © 2012 Lincs To The Past, Lincolnshire Archives

Powered by Webstructure.NET