Chanctonbury Ring, Pulborough BN44 3DP, UK
About Chanctonbury Ring
Chanctonbury Ring is one of the most prominent landmarks along the South Downs. The ring is an Iron Age hill fort above Worthing and the Findon Valley which is best known for its prominent clump of beech trees. It forms part of an ensemble of associated historical features created over a span of more than 2,000 years, including round barrows dating from the Bronze Age to the Saxon periods and dykes dating from the Iron Age and Roman periods.
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West Sussex is a county in South East England on the English Channel coast. The county has a long history of human settlement dating back to the Lower Paleolithic era. West Sussex has a range of scenery, including Wealden, downland, and coastal.