Thesaurus Term/Concept: PROMONTORY FORT

Identifier 68863
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A defensive enclosure created by constructing one or more lines of ramparts across a neck of land, in order to defend, or restrict access to, a spur or promontory, either inland or on the coast.

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Context Record
Monument Type MDR3477 Ball Cross Iron Age Promontory Fort, Bakewell and Edensor (Monument)
Monument Type MDR2043 Fin Cop Hillfort, Ashford-in-the-Water (Scheduled Monument)
Monument Type MDR199 Hillfort, Combs Moss/Castle Naze, Chapel-en-le-Frith (Scheduled Monument)
Monument Type MDR6398 Markland Grips promontory fort, Elmton (Scheduled Monument)