English Heritage cares for over 400 historic buildings, monuments and places - from world-famous prehistoric sites to grand medieval castles, from Roman forts on the edges of empire to a Cold War bunker. Our confidence in achieving this is based on our track record.Through these, we bring the story of England to life for over 10 million people each year. During the past 10 years, our commercial income has doubled and we have raised nearly £60m in donated income.The route can be muddy in places, so we recommend sturdy footwear.Please Be Aware: The site is exposed so come prepared with suitable clothing.The tidal Beck which flows into the River Humber, filled the moats and also provided defence for the south side, where the earthworks are not so strong.
Excavations in 1964 found timber foundations and pottery dating from the 11th to 14th century.
Stoney Littleton Long Barrow is one of the country's finest accessible examples of a Neolithic chambered tomb.
Dating from about 3500 BC, it is 30 metres long and has multiple burial chambers open to view. Parking: There is a small free car park off Littleton Lane, approximately one mile from Wellow.
In the wide moat that encases the motte is a northern earthen bank, originally it supported the wooden bridge that gave access to a rectangular bailey.
A second triangular bailey, encased by a wide moat, with a rampart on its inner side, lies to the south-east.
An Archaeologist at The Australian National University (ANU) has discovered a prehistoric Bronze-Age barrow, or burial mound, on a hill in Cornwall and is about to start excavating the untouched site which overlooks the English Channel.