Segsbury Camp

This work is now published as: Lock, G., Gosden, C. and Daly, P. 2005. Segsbury Camp. Excavations in 1996 and 1997 at an Iron Age hillfort on the Oxfordshire Ridgeway. Oxford: University of Oxford School of Archaeology Monograph 61.

The report describes the periodic occupation of the hillfort between the 6th and 2nd centuries BC and suggests that it is a communal centre for various activities including sheep management and exchange.


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The following specialists reports are available as PDF downloads:

  1. The later prehistoric pottery by Lisa Brown
  2. Iron Age animal bone by Jacqui Mulville and Adrienne Powell
  3. The human skeletal assemblage by Angela Boyle
  4. Carbonised plant remains by David Ingham and Mark Robinson
  5. Molluscan analysis by David Ingham and Mark Robinson
  6. The flint by Jodie Humphrey
  7. The daub and fired clay and briquetage by Cynthia Poole
  8. The worked stone by Fiona Roe
  9. The slag-like material by Chris Salter