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A great rampart, 18 feet high, was on the Head until Napoleonic times. It could have dated from the early Iron Age, as others still exist in the Westcountry. The Romans probably used the promontory as a fort during their occupation of Britain, as some art

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Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Item  
Identifier ref 1400
Coverage Devon. Brixham
Creator Pike, John
Format html file
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights John Pike
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Maritime. Brixham. War. Defence
Type Text
Keywords soldiers guns forts war napoleon cliffs sea ships transport