Caer Caradoc 21128_02
Caer Caradoc hillfort, Church Stretton, Shropshire. The Iron Age hillfort of Caer Caradoc covers an area approaching 6 acres and has commanding views over the surrounding landscape. Photographed in February 2001.
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Aerial, Hillfort, Iron Age
Herefordshire Beacon Hillfort - Malvern Hills, Worcestershire
Before the Roman legions came, the early Britons had thrown these earthworks, shown to advantage by the sun setting over the Malvern Hills, Worcestershire. This is the British Camp, or the Herefordshire Beacon, a vantage point for soldiers long ago which was built in the 2nd century BC. On a clear day 10, 000 square miles are visible.
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Rockfort, Tank and Clive's House, Tiruchirappalli, India
Tiruchirappalli (formerly called Trichinopoly and nicknamed Tiruchi or Trichy) - a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Tiruchirappalli District. View of the Rockfort, a hill fort constructed on a 273-foot high rock, housing two Hindu temples, the Uchchi Pillaiyar Koil and the Siva Temple. Used a defensive position by the British during the Carnatic wars. Robert Clive lived near the tank (pictured) when he was in Tiruchirappalli. Date: circa 1920
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection