Badbury Rings

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Badbury Rings is an Iron Age hill fort in east Dorset, England, dating from 800 BC and in use until the Roman occupation of 43 CE. The 330 ft (100 m) high, 7 hectare fort is encircled by three 40 ft (15 m) ramparts and four Bronze Age round barrows indicating an earlier occupation. The fort is situated at the cross of two Roman roads, between Dorchester, Old Sarum (Salisbury), Bath and Hamworthy (Poole).

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In the legend of the Battle of Mons Badonicus; a warrior leader known as Arthur won a famous victory against the invading Saxons, that held for two generations. Some claim that 'Badon' in the legend is Badbury.

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