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According to Jane McIntosh, the "impressive ramparts with elaborate gateways . were probably as much for show and for controlling the movement of people and goods as for defense"

Celtic Oppidum with wooden walls... The main features of the oppida are the walls and gates, the spacious layout, and usually a commanding view of the surrounding area. The major difference with earlier structures was their much larger size. Earlier hill forts were mostly just a few hectares in area, whilst oppida could encompass several dozen or even hundreds of hectares. They also played a role in displaying the power and wealth of the local inhabitants and as a line of demarcation…

Celtic Oppidum with wooden walls. The main features of the oppida are the walls and gates, the spacious layout, and usually a commanding view of the surrounding area. The major difference with earlier structures was their much larger size.

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The Iron Age Village at Chysauster The evidence for this phase in Wroxeter comprises at least two ditched enclosures, one excavated underneath the legionary fortress established by the Roman Army in.