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Walls Hill Hillfort
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date  not known
era  Pre-Roman  |  category  Earthwork/Fortifications  |  reference  NS411588
This Early Iron Age Hillfort is one of the largest in Southern Scotland. It occupies an area of approximately 7.3 ha on the level summit of Walls Hill.
The fort is thought to have been built and occupied in two phases. Part of the rampart remains, although there is no longer any surface evidence of the structures which existed within its boundaries.
However, excavations in the 1950s uncovered buried remains of a number of circular timber houses. This is the basis of the current theory that the fort was a central settlement of the Damnonii tribe.
reference sources   LG/SJ

Walls Hill Hillfort