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Barbury Castle in Swindon, England

Barbury Castle is an Iron Age hill fort located in Wiltshire England. From its perch, it overshadows Swindon and the Wessex Downs. On a clear day it offers panoramic views to places as far away as the Cotswolds and the River Severn. The fort is one of the many lining the ancient Ridgeway trackway. People first used the site about 2,500 years ago. Back then, looming defense towers would have capped its ramparts, as its location made it a prime spot for scouting out the surrounding landscape.
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