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Maiden Castle

Sara Champion

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Fortified hilltop site in Dorset, England. It has a long, if discontinuous, history of use as a settlement and ritual centre spanning over 4000 years from the beginning of the Neolithic period to late Roman times in the 4th century AD. However, the most important architecture at the site belongs to the period between 500 BC and AD 50, and the spectacular nature of these Iron Age remains has tended to obscure the significance

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Subjects: Art

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