Medieval Enclosure 300m SW of Compton Scorpion Farm

Description of this historic site

An earthwork enclosure, possibly of Medieval date, is visible on aerial photographs. It is located 1km south east of Windmill Hill Plantation.

Notes about this historic site

1 A lady ‘phoned to draw attention to the ploughing of an area of old pasture. Examination of the area prior to ploughing produced evidence for a roughly rectangular earthwork platform on an ESE facing hillslope. The platform is defined on all sides but the uphill by lynchets and there are humps inside the platform. Traces of ridge and furrow to the N, E and S.
4 Traces of an earthwork show on aerial photographs.

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