Colwall, Malvern, Here & Worc
A large contour fort, with superb views over a wide area. The fort was occupied in two phases:
- The first hillfort enclosed the very top of the hill. Defenses
consisted of a single bank and ditch, with a counterscarp and entrance
on the north-east; there was another gateway on the south-west. This
phase was built in the 3rd century BC and enclosed 8 acres (3.2ha).
time during the 1st century BC the entire ridge was defended by a
single rampart and ditch with a continuous counterscarp enclosing 32
acres (13ha). This huge fort was accessed by four entrances on the
north-east and south-east and also to the east and west.
Many hut-circles are visible inside the defences of the fort.