Prideaux Castle hillfort Cornwall from the air
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aerial photograph of Prideaux Castle small multivallate hillfort Cornwall England UK. Prideaux Castle dates fro the Iron Age and is defended by multiple earth and rubble ramparts ( multivallate ). The ramparts enclose an area of around 100m diameter making it a small multivallate hillfort. Today the remains of the ramparts stand up o to 2.7m high but when built would have been considerably higher. Finds during archaeological investigations have included Iron Age pottery and a granite hammer.