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Arbury Banks, Hertfordshire

Arbury Banks is a hill fort southwest of Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England. It was probably first constructed during the late Bronze Age, 1000-700 BC. Standing at 90m above sea level, it is one of a line of six similar hill forts along the northern Chilterns that includes Wilbury Hill Camp southwest of Letchworth. Excavations in the 1850s traced Arbury Banks' horseshoe-shaped ramparts and identified two opposed north-north-west and south-south-east entrances. Evidence was also discovered for several enclosures or buildings inside the fort. The site is a scheduled ancient monument[1]

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  • HertsDirect
  • The Megalithic Portal

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Coordinates: 52°01′56″N 00°09′46″W / 52.03222°N 0.16278°W / 52.03222; -0.16278

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