Wooton-style enclosure

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Defended site of square or rectangular plan, up to 0.5 ha in extent and typical of the later Iron Age (1st–2nd century bc) of the south midlands of England. The defences generally comprise a single bank and ditch, an elaborate gateway, and timber stockades. These small farmsteads contained one or more round houses and four‐posted storage structures.

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