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Chisenbury Camp
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Chisenbury Camp is located in Wiltshire
Chisenbury Camp
Location in Wiltshire
Location Wiltshire
Coordinates 51°17′02″N 1°47′01″W / 51.2838°N 1.7836°W / 51.2838; -1.7836
Periods Iron Age
Site notes
Public access no

Chisenbury Camp is the site of an Iron Age univallate hillfort in Wiltshire, England. The site comprises a small circular 5-acre enclosure that was levelled in 1931. The site was partially excavated in the 19th century and there were finds of ceramics, worked stone, worked animal bone and remains of human burial; some are held by the Wiltshire Museum at Devizes.

The site currently lies within the bounds of a small grass strip airfield, the former RAF Upavon, and is run through by the perimeter access road on the southern side of the field.


The site is at , in Enford parish, about 1 12 miles (2.4 km) to the southeast of the village of Upavon.

The larger Iron Age hill fort of Casterley Camp lies on the other side of the River Avon valley, about 2 12 miles (4 km) to the west. There are also a number of other Iron Age earthworks in the area.

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