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|Location||Bow Hill, West Sussex in West Sussex, England|
|Area||1.665 hectares (4.11 acres)|
Goosehill Camp is a prehistoric earthwork that dates back to the Iron Age. It consists of two concentric banks and ditches. The inner enclosure has one entrance and surround two levelled hut sites. Goosehill Camp is within the Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve, on the South Downs.
Goosehill Camp's first recorded excavation was carried out by J. R. Boyden. This excavation was carried out between 1953 and 1955.
|Site Director||J. R. Boyden|
|Site Supervisor||Peter Tennant|
|Site Supervisor||Frank Hawtin|
|Site Assistants||Pupils from Bedales School|
|Site Assistant||John Kenchenton|
|Site Assistant||Mrs. Kenchenton|
|Illustrator||C. H. Byrne|
|Illustrator||A. E. Sewell|
|Advisor||Stuart Piggott C.B.E.|
|Advisor||Dr. A. E. Wilson|
|Advisor||A. H. Collins|
|Advisor||G. P. Burstow F.S.A.|
|Advisor||M. A. Burstow|
An excavation took place between 2008-2009 and was carried out by the University College London's Institute of Archaeology, under Mark Roberts. These excavations were complemented by a topographical survey and a magnetometry survey.
More recently, between 2014 and 2016 a field survey has been conducted, around Kingley Vale, by programme of volunteer based fieldwork, led under the guidance and support of professional archaeologists. Goosehill Camp was included in the survey.
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