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Record Details

HER Number:02847/01
Type of record:Monument
Name:Putative Iron Age Hillfort, Worsborough Common, Barnsley


The site of a possible Iron Age hillfort at Worsborough Common. The site has now been built over.

Grid Reference:SE 347 050
Map Sheet:SE30NW
Parish:BARNSLEY CENTRAL, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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  • Full Description

    <1> "An almost certain hillfort (Iron Age), considerably damaged" at Worsbrough Common. Now built over.
    Appears on first Edition OS as 'Highstone Hill' now known as 'Castle Hill'. [LM 18/3/2004]

    <1> A.J. Challis & D.W. Harding (Eds.), 1975, Later Prehistory from the Trent to the Tyne, part II p. 47 (Bibliographic reference). SSY970.

    Sources and further reading

    <1>SSY970 - Bibliographic reference: A.J. Challis & D.W. Harding (Eds.). 1975. Later Prehistory from the Trent to the Tyne. British Archaeological Report 20. part II p. 47.

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