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Scratchbury, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Scratchbury, an ancient British camp in the SW of Wiltshire, adjacent to the Salisbury and Trowbridge railway, 3 miles ESE of Warminster. It occupies 40 acres, has a circular form 1 mile and 86 yards in circuit, is encompassed by a ditch and a rampart in some parts 66 feet high, has outworks and three entrances, and encloses an inner camp.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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