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The hillfort at Mellor

Mellor Archaeological Trust.

The hillfort at Mellor

update on 2003 excavations.

by Mellor Archaeological Trust.

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Published by Mellor Archaeological Trust in Mellor .
Written in English


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Mellor hill fort is a prehistoric site in North West England, that dates from the British Iron Age—about BC to AD. Situated on a hill in Mellor, Greater Manchester, on the western edge of the Peak District, the hill fort overlooks the Cheshire gh the settlement was founded during the Iron Age, evidence exists of activity on the site as far back as 8, BC; Town or city: Mellor, Greater Manchester.

Mellor Hillfort submitted by PaulM A view of the main Iron Age defensive ditch. Mellor Hillfort submitted by PaulM Another view of the roundhouse discovered in The roundhouse is located beyond the walls. Mellor Hillfort submitted by PaulM In another roundhouse was located close to 's. Poundbury Hill hill fort (grid reference) is The hillfort at Mellor book site of a Middle Bronze Age enclosure.

It is roughly rectangular and it is likely that it was designed to command views over the River Frome and the Frome valley to the north. The main entrance to the fort is on the eastern end.

Exactly why is unclear. Local lore has it that the current-day Mellor Hall is built on the grounds of a Norman fortification. If so, this would have been either inside - or only just outside - the hillfort's outer ditch.

Geographically, things also get fun. Mellor is in a key position for traders coming into and out of the Mersey plains. The top destination for Megaliths and Prehistory worldwide. Open Days at Mellor Hillfort: [News and Comments:1] The Archaeological Dig at The Old Vicarage, Mellor, near Stockport will once again be open to the public this weekend on Saturday and Sunday between am and pm.

An entry fee of £ for adu. Mellor is an exceptional archaeological site. An Iron Age hlllfort on the fringes of the Pennines in Stockport, Greater Manchester, UK, only discovered in ,Its investigation has been the.

Mellor Iron Age Hill Fort. OS Grid ref: SJ Mellor Prehistoric site is situated on a hill in the village of Mellor, Greater Manchester, six miles south east of the centre of Stockport and a few miles from the border with Cheshire.

Located on the western edge of the Peak District National Park, the hill fort overlooks the Cheshire Plain. The Iron Age Period at Mellor Around 2, - 2, years ago.

Initially it was felt that Mellor was a Hillfort. However, as more excavation has been carried out each year and more of the area investigated, it seems more likely that it was a Hilltop Settlement. This book is an important research tool for anyone who really wants to get to grips with iron age archaeology.

It has a vast scope explaining in detail, with examples, the huge variety of hillfort types, their construction methods and many different uses/5(3). Aerial view of the Heuneburg hillfort with the Danube River in the foreground." Undoubtedly Heuneburg can be considered as the best investigated hill-fort of the early Celts.

Its fame derives mainly from its Mediterranean-type mud-brick wall built on stone foundations about B.C. The fortified hilltop settlement existed for about years.

The Reverend Marriott, circahad mentioned in his book, Antiquities of Lyme, barrows near Shaw Farm. In the mids, four amateur archaeologists with help from school students started ten years of excavations around the trig point on the top of Mellor Moor.

They found a Bronze Age burial, which they called Shaw Cairn. We found this important reference on P18 of The Mellor Archaeological Trust's publication 'The Hillfort At Mellor Excavations ': "Eric Knussen who lived in the Old Vicarage in his late teens has written: "During the war ofI served for some years in the Home main task being to relieve the Army of routine duties such as guarding factories.

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Another piece that I made was a bog dress done in red linen and embroidered with boars done in the Pictish style. Mellor is an exceptional archaeological site. An Iron Age hillfort on the fringes of the Pennines in Stockport it was only discovered in Its investigation has been the result of a partnership between the Mellor Archaeological Trust and the University of Manchester.

first presented at a study day inand places it firmly in its Author: Nevell, N Redhead. Robert Mellor’s paintings can be viewed as new propositions for visual enactment by the viewer, each work providing cues for engaging with the composition, layer by layer, edge by edge, line by line, color by color.

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