Monthly Archives: August 2009

Dates for the excavation

We still have spaces for volunteers to participate in the dig. All you need to do is get in touch and let us know which of the following dates you can make. Full training will be provided by the Landscape … Continue reading

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Detailed information

Boltby Scar Hillfort is sited where a westwards bulge in the edge of the Hambleton Hills escarpment coincides with an area of higher ground. The fort is thought probably to be early Iron Age in date (in existence by perhaps … Continue reading

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The Rampart in 1958

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A little more about Boltby…

Little is known about the hillfort which lies to the north of Sutton Bank National Park Centre. Around one third of the hillfort’s original defences still survive. These consisted of a rampart, external ditch and outer bank which enclosed at … Continue reading

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Calling all budding archaeologists!

We are now actively seeking volunteers to help with the excavation during September. This is an exciting opportunity to come along and get stuck in. No experience is needed and full training will be provided. A chance to spend a … Continue reading

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Excavation dates confirmed

The Boltby Scar Hillfort excavation will take place from 2 September to the 25 September 2009. Excavating will take place on each weekday and some weekend days during this period. The excavation will be run by Dominic Powlesland and his … Continue reading

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