Thesaurus Term/Concept: PROMONTORY FORT

Identifier 68863
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A defensive enclosure created by constructing one or more lines of ramparts across a neck of land, in order to defend, or restrict access to, a spur or promontory, either inland or on the coast.

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Context Record
Monument Type MSO7896 Berry Castle, Luccombe (Monument)
Monument Type MDE1236 Countisbury Castle or Wind Hill Promontory Fort (Monument)
Monument Type MSO9316 Mounsey Castle, Dulverton (Monument)