(22 miles N.N.E. of Cirencester)
(1) Hill-Fort (SP 085363), on Burhill, univallate, unexcavated, occupies a spur of the Cotswold escarpment
¼ mile N.E. of the village; parts of the bank have been
The surviving N.E. side is defined by a bank with an
outer ditch, now extending less than half-way across
the neck of the spur. The bank is 25 ft. wide and 5 ft.
high, the ditch 30 ft. wide and 3 ft. deep. Plan, p. 23.
A dozen small sherds of undecorated hand-made
pottery, including a simple rim, found in ploughsoil
along the inner edge of the bank are in Gloucester City
The hill-fort, not shown on O.S. maps, was discovered by L. V. Grinsell in 1960 (cf. D. Verey,
Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds (1970), 140).