Bloodgate Hillfort

Bloodgate Hillfort

Bloodgate hill fort One of Norfolk’s rare ‘hillforts’, this enigmatic site dates to the Iron Age with some evidence of activity going back as far as the Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age. The 4 metre high bank of the outer ring once dominated the landscape, and it was...
Fiddler’s Hill

Fiddler’s Hill

Fiddler’s Hill Barrow Prehistoric burial mounds, or ‘barrows’ are amongst the most numerous type of site recorded in Norfolk, but few of them are still visible. This Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barrow was partly destroyed during road-widening in the 1930s,...
Filby Chapel

Filby Chapel

Filby chapel In a small clearing behind the main street of the village a Unitarian chapel once stood before it was demolished after severe bomb damage in the Second World War. The first chapel on this site was licensed as a Meeting House for ‘Protestant Dissenters’ on...
Middleton Mount

Middleton Mount

Middleton Mount Middleton Mount presents the unexpected remains of a small motte and bailey castle. The motte, or mound, stands at a height of almost 20 metres, and in the Norman period (11th/12th century), would have been adorned by a wooden keep. Middleton Mount is...
Tasburgh Earthworks

Tasburgh Earthworks

Tasburgh enclosure The enclosure at Tasburgh is the least well understood of NAT’s sites. Excavations in the 1930s suggest the ditch was up to three metres deep, but who built it is still a mystery. It may be an Iron Age fort, similar in date to Bloodgate Hill, but...