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Bury Walls

Bury Ditches

Place in Shropshire where, according to local legend, Arthur held court.

Bury Walls is an Iron Age hillfort, dating back to around 500 BC. Hillforts were fortified settlements constructed on hilltops or prominent locations for defensive purposes. They typically consisted of earthworks, ramparts, ditches, and sometimes stone walls.

Bury Walls is situated on a ridge in the Clun Valley, offering strategic views of the surrounding landscape. It has been subject of archaeological investigations, revealing evidence of human occupation throughout its history.

See also
Holding Court | The Legend of King Arthur