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Figure 1: Breedon Hill from the air looking southward. (Taken from http://www.geograph.org.uk/p/4597198 ©Anthony Parkes (2015) and licensed for reuse under CC BY-SA 2.0)

Figure 2: Breedon Hill in its local and regional context

Figure 3:Ordnance Survey 1:2500 plan of the hilltop published in 1882 (surveyed 1881) showing something of the character of the eastern earthworks and the extent of quarrying in the late 19th century

Figure 4: Locations of the previous mapped excavations in relation to the rampart bank

Figure 5: Locations of the geophysical survey areas at the hilltop

Figure 6: Results of Fluxgate gradiometer survey in the south field

Figure 7: Graphical summary of Fluxgate gradiometer survey in the south field

Figure 8: Results of the earth resistance survey in the south field

Figure 9: Graphical summary of the earth resistance survey in the south field

Figure 10: Interpretation of the possible structures based on the gradiometer (limit represented by full line) and resistivity (dotted line) surveys in the south field

Figure 11: Interpretation of possible archaeological features based on the gradiometer (limit represented by full line) and resistivity (dotted line) surveys in the south field

Figure 12: Graphical summary of the proposed archaeological features recorded in the south field in its topographic context

Figure 13: Results of the Fluxgate gradiometer survey in the north field

Figure 14: Graphical summary of the Fluxgate gradiometer survey in the north field

Figure 15a/Figure 15b: A DTM-derived 'Hillshade' model of the surviving hillfort earthworks as viewed from (a) the south-west (b) and the north-west. (© Crown Copyright (2016). An Ordnance Survey service. Lidar data ©Environment Agency 2014)

Figure 16: A possible phase of roundhouse and rectangular structures in the south field in the context of the first hachured plan of the hillfort earthworks dating to 1882, draped over a 'Hillshade' model depicting the current state of the site. (© Crown Copyright (2016). An Ordnance Survey service. Lidar data ©Environment Agency 2014)


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Cite this as: Whittaker, C. 2019 Breedon Hill, Leicestershire: new surveys and their implications, Internet Archaeology 52. https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.52.6

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