Maiden Castle, Iron Age hill fort, near Dorchester, England. fortified hill-top settlement constructed during the Iron Age. Maiden Castle itself was built in about 600 BC; Around 450 BC it underwent major expansion. Maiden Castle's defences were made more complex with the addition of further ramparts and ditches.

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Maiden Castle, Iron Age hill fort, near Dorchester, England. fortified hill-top settlement constructed during the Iron Age. Maiden Castle itself was built in about 600 BC; Around 450 BC it underwent major expansion. Maiden Castle's defences were made more complex with the addition of further ramparts and ditches.

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