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Swinhope Hill hillfort



Reference Name MLI42747

Name:
Swinhope Hill hillfort

Summary:
Slight univallate hillfort on Swinhope Hill 430m north west of Glen Innes House

Location:
BINBROOK, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 42747
A large enclosure with hut circle(s). There is an inturn at the south west corner and a gap at the north-west corner. There is a wedge shaped annex at the north side (exterior). Classified as a slight univallate hill fort for Monuments Protection Programme. {1}{2}, AREA 1.2H, HTM 85M
The scheduling includes a slight univallate hill fort and an external enclosure abutting its north eastern side. There are cropmarks inside the hill fort, including pits, possible internal divisions and at least one round house. The aerial evidence indicates that, whilst the hill fort may have had various functions, including seasonal corralling of stock or acting as a temporary refuge, there may also have been a period of permanent occupation. {3}

Sources:
1 Aerial Photograph: ST JOSEPH, J.K.S.. 1945-1979. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION. BZT 67,1976,
2 Article in serial: JONES, D.. 1988. LINCOLNSHIRE HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY. VOL23 FIG1.1 P20
3 Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1999. Scheduling document 29730. MPP 22
4 Aerial Photograph: 1945-84. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION. BYW 93
5 Aerial Photograph: EVERSON, P.L.. 1975-90. RCHM. 2922/19; 2922/17; 5172-35

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