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Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Four barrows 27611_030

Four barrows 27611_030
Four Barrows, near Aldbourne, Wilts. Prehistoric round barrows. Photographed in February 2013. SU2477/27

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stonehenge N130043

Stonehenge N130043
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. Aerial view

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stonehenge N130038

Stonehenge N130038
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. Aerial view

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Beacon Roman Fortlet 15604_32

Beacon Roman Fortlet 15604_32
BEACON ROMAN FORTLET, Martinhoe, Devon. Now succumbing to the inevitable effects of coastal erosion, this Roman fortlet and signalling station balances precariously on the north Devon coastline

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stonehenge from the air K040318

Stonehenge from the air K040318
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. Aerial view of the site, including Heel Stone, looking south west

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Badbury Rings EAW010546

Badbury Rings EAW010546
Badbury Rings and surrounding landscape from the north-east. Hillfort, East Dorset. 30th August 1947

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stokesay Castle EAW017519

Stokesay Castle EAW017519
Stokesay Castle, Stokesay, Shropshire. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in July 1948

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stokesay Castle EAW017518

Stokesay Castle EAW017518
Stokesay Castle, Stokesay, Shropshire. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in July 1948

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stokesay Castle EAW017517

Stokesay Castle EAW017517
Stokesay Castle, Stokesay, Shropshire. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in July 1948

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stokesay Castle EAW017515

Stokesay Castle EAW017515
Stokesay Castle, Stokesay, Shropshire. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in July 1948

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Uffington Castle 29701_028

Uffington Castle 29701_028
UFFINGTON CASTLE, Oxfordshire. Aerial view of the Iron Age hillfort

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Hastings Castle 29494_023

Hastings Castle 29494_023
Hastings, East Sussex. This view shows the plan of this keep and bailey castle on the cliffs above the town. Photographed in September 2015

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Hastings Castle 29494_020

Hastings Castle 29494_020
Hastings, East Sussex. This view shows the plan of this keep and bailey castle on the cliffs above the town. In 1287, following violent storms

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Hastings Castle 29494_018

Hastings Castle 29494_018
Hastings, East Sussex. This view shows the plan of this keep and bailey castle on the cliffs above the town. In 1287, following violent storms

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Iron Age ironworks, Exmoor 18335_12

Iron Age ironworks, Exmoor 18335_12
Iron Age/Roman iron smelting site, Sherracombe Ford, Devon. This iron processing site is late Iron Age or Roman, making it the earliest known iron works on Exmoor

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: The Trundle 21025_07

The Trundle 21025_07
The Trundle, St Roches Hill, West Sussex. Inside the well-defined ramparts of an Iron Age hillfort lie the fainter remains of a Neolithic causewayed enclosure dating to perhaps 3700-3300 BC

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Normanton Down 18663_20

Normanton Down 18663_20
Normanton Down, Wilsford cum Lake, Wiltshire. Aerial view showing the remains of barrows in the landscape around Normanton Down in Wiltshire

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Roche Abbey 17292_28

Roche Abbey 17292_28
Roche Abbey, Maltby, South Yorkshire. An aerial view of the ruins from the south west. This Cistercian Abbey was founded in 1147

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Earthworks at Hillend Cottages 18364_28

Earthworks at Hillend Cottages 18364_28
Earthworks at Hillend Cottages, Eastnor, Herefordshire. An aerial view showing the earthworks at Hillend Cottages in Eastnor.Photographed in April 1999

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Earthworks at Howlers Coppice 18364_22

Earthworks at Howlers Coppice 18364_22
Earthworks at Howlers Coppice, Eastnor, Herefordshire. An aerial view showing archaeological earthworks at Howlers Coppice in Herefordshire. Photographed in April 1999

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Cleeve Cloud JEH_22045_059

Cleeve Cloud JEH_22045_059
Cleeve Cloud, Southam, Gloucestershire. Iron Age bivallate hillfort situated at the south-western edge of Cleeve common. Photographed in October 1970 by Jim Hancock

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Dixton Hill JEH_22045_058

Dixton Hill JEH_22045_058
Dixton Hill, Alderton, Gloucestershire. An Iron Age hillfort with a Norman motte and bailey castle superimposed at the south-east end. Photographed in October 1970 by Jim Hancock

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Conderton Camp JEH_22045_056

Conderton Camp JEH_22045_056
Conderton Camp, Bredon Hill, Worcestershire. Photographed in October 1970 by Jim Hancock

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Conderton Camp JEH_22045_028

Conderton Camp JEH_22045_028
Conderton Camp, Bredon Hill, Worcestershire. Photographed in October 1970 by Jim Hancock

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Kemerton Camp JEH_22045_024

Kemerton Camp JEH_22045_024
Kemerton Camp, Bredon Hill, Worcestershire. Photographed in October 1970 by Jim Hancock

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Roman settlement 27422_018

Roman settlement 27422_018
March, Cambridgeshire. Soilmarks showing part of a Roman settlement comprising rectangular buildings and enclosures lining a road in a recently cultivated field

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stonea Camp 27422_009

Stonea Camp 27422_009
Stonea Camp, Cambridgeshire. Lying in the Fens near March, this is the lowest Iron Age hillfort in Britain. Detail of the earthwork remains of banks

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stonea Camp 27422_005

Stonea Camp 27422_005
Stonea Camp, Cambridgeshire. Lying in the Fens near March, this is the lowest Iron Age hillfort in Britain. The earthwork remains of banks

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Stonea Camp 27422_001

Stonea Camp 27422_001
Stonea Camp, Cambridgeshire. Lying in the Fens near March, this is the lowest Iron Age hillfort in Britain. The earthwork remains of banks

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Restoring Stonehenge EAW072757

Restoring Stonehenge EAW072757
Stonehenge, Wiltshire. Photographed in July 1958 with restoration works in progress. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Old Oswestry 28473_036

Old Oswestry 28473_036
Old Oswestry, Shropshire. Dramatic Iron Age hillfort photographed in August 2013

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Whitby Abbey 28369_027

Whitby Abbey 28369_027
Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire. Abbey now in the care of English Heritage

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Easby Abbey 28345_030

Easby Abbey 28345_030
Easby Abbey, Richmond, North Yorkshire. Premonstratensian abbey founded in 1152. The site is now in the care of English Heritage

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Easby Abbey 28345_027

Easby Abbey 28345_027
Easby Abbey, Richmond, North Yorkshire. Premonstratensian abbey founded in 1152. The site is now in the care of English Heritage

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Ambleside Roman Fort 28321_004

Ambleside Roman Fort 28321_004
Galava Roman fort, Ambleside, Cumbria

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Maryport Roman fort 28319_007

Maryport Roman fort 28319_007
Alavna Roman fort, Maryport, Cumbria

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Maryport Roman fort 28319_004

Maryport Roman fort 28319_004
Alavna Roman fort, Maryport, Cumbria

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Grace Dieu 27592_039

Grace Dieu 27592_039
Grace Dieu Priory, Thringstone, Leicestershire. Remains of the Augustinian priory founded 1235-41

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Grace Dieu 27592_032

Grace Dieu 27592_032
Grace Dieu Priory, Thringstone, Leicestershire. Remains of the Augustinian priory founded 1235-41

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Leicester Abbey 27591_006

Leicester Abbey 27591_006
Abbey Park, Leicester. Outline of the Abbey of St Mary de Pratis, Leicester. An Augustinian house founded in 12th century

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Housesteads 28382_003

Housesteads 28382_003
Vercovicium Roman Fort, Housesteads, Northumberland. Low-level aerial view with a light covering of snow. NY7968/244

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Roman Fort 28379_011

Roman Fort 28379_011
Habitancum Roman Fort, Risingham, Northumberland. Aerial view with light snow accentuating the earthworks. NY8986/17

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Woolpack Battery 29029_028

Woolpack Battery 29029_028
Woolpack Battery, St. Mary s, Isles of Scilly. Built between 1898 and 1901, the battery had a very short operational life

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Field system 27617_005

Field system 27617_005
Burderop Down, Swindon. Earthwork remains of a sheep fold are superimposed over an earlier field system. Photographed in February 2013. SU1676/64

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Strip lynchets 27608_003

Strip lynchets 27608_003
Ridgeway Farm, Wiltshire. Strip lynchets. These are remnant terraces forming part of an ancient field system. Photographed in February 2013. SU2482/32

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Windmill Hill 27629_006

Windmill Hill 27629_006
Windmill Hill Causewayed Enclosure, Wiltshire. Photographed in April 2013. SU0871/113

Background imageAncient monuments from the Air Collection: Ancient Earthworks 27873_021

Ancient Earthworks 27873_021
Braybrooke, Northamptonshire. Ancient earthworks cast long shadows. SP7684/67



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