Fécamp rampart

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A type of earthwork forming the defences of late Iron Age hillforts in northern France and southern Britain, named after Le Camp du Canada at Fécamp, Pays de Caux, and introduced into Britain in the 1st century ad. It comprises a large mound of earth and stone forming a formidable bank outside of which is a wide flat‐bottomed ditch.

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