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Explore England's Past


The hill today is a large stretch of open heather moorland between the rivers Barle and Exe.

In the area later occupied by Paul and its neighbouring parishes, prehistoric settlement was concentrated in the upland areas away from the coast.

Codford Circle, with its bank and ditch, viewed from the air looking south, with Punch Bowl Bottom to the right.

Cold Kitchen Hill stands at the centre of the Deverill valley.

Old Sarum in Wiltshire is well known as notorious rotten borough pre the 1832 reform act.