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Name:Hillfort near Burcombe Farm, North Poorton
Type of Record:Monument
HER Number:1 081 005
Last edited:Dec

Location:North Poorton, West Dorset
Grid Reference:SY 511 988
Map: Show on Dorset Explorer

Monument Type(s)


An enclosure on a triangular spur formed by a ditch across the spur and steepening of the natural slope on the other three sides, where there are traces of ramparts in places. The internal area of the enclosure is around one acre.

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument 1002839: Hillfort N of Burcombe Wood

Sources and Further Reading

<1>SDO97 - Bibliographic reference: Royal Commission on Historical Monuments England. 1952. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset. Volume One (West). 181.

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