Cranbrook Castle

Uppacott, Dartmoor, Devon


NGRef: SX738890
OSMap: LR191
Sitetype: IAf

Iron-Age Hillfort

Located on the edge of Dartmoor, overlooking Fingle Bridge and the River Teign from the south, this fort dominates the Teign valley together with its smaller neighbouring hillfort at Prestonbury Castle, which is lies on the opposite side of the river only one mile to the north-west. This hillfort is defended by a single rampart and ditch which encloses an area of 13 acres (5.3ha). There are entrances on the south-east and south-west. Undated.