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- Hod Hill
- Alt Name:
- United Kingdom
- Iron Age
- Stourpaine, Poole,
- Maiden Castle,
about Hod Hill
Hod Hill is an Iron Age hillfort and one of the largest of its kind in Dorset. With its imposing size and ramparts, Hod Hill would have defended a village.
In 44 AD, it is likely to have been captured by the Romans during their invasion of Britain. The Roman Second Legion, led by the future emperor Vespasian, was sent to subdue the region and captured a number of hill forts in the area.
Evidence of Roman occupation of Hod Hill can be seen at the site in the form of the remains of a Roman fort.
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Address: Off Route A350, Dorset
Phone: Contact local tourist office
Located between Hanford and Stourpaine just off the A350.
Free to view.
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