Loughton

Epping Forest, Essex


NGRef: TQ418975
OSMap: LR167
Sitetype: IAf

Iron-Age Hillfort

An oval lowland fort protected by a single bank and ditch enclosing an area of about 6½ acres (c.2.6ha). There appear to be several entrance gaps, some of which may be modern. Steep slopes on the western side of the hill enhance the defences in this quarter.