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Cissbury Ring, Sussex

Cissbury Ring
Cissbury Ring is an Iron Age hill fort dating back to 300BC. The fort, still clearly visible today, lies atop a chalk hill on the South Downs . Located three miles north of Worthing in West Sussex, England, the site is owned by the National Trust. It is the largest hill fort in Sussex and the second largest in England and covers around 60 acres, only Maiden Castle is larger. Although abandoned at least as long ago as 50 AD it has served military purpose since. It was the site of an Armada beacon during the Tudor wars with Spain and large artillery gun was sited there during WWII .

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