Ancient Wessex News and Information
Ancient Wessex News and Information

Woolbury Ring

Woolbury Ring is the site of an Iron Age hill fort on Stockbridge Down, Hampshire, England, covering 20 acres (8 hectares), with single bank and ditch. Excavation by Barry Cunliffe in 1989 dated the inital hillfort construction to c550 BC. Later a Romano-British farmstead occupied the interior of the fort. There are 13-14 Bronze Age burial mounds (tumuli).

The southern ramparts are part of the National Trust owned Stockbridge Down, the rest is on private land.

Latitude: 51.1159 / 51°6’57″N
Longitude: -1.4564 / 1°27’22″W
OS Grid: SU381353

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