en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cow_CastleLegend says that the hillfort was built by fairies to protect themselves against the earth. Cow Castle is an Iron Age hill fort 5.75 kilometres (4 mi) West South West of Exford, Somerset, England within the Exmoor National Park. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. It has been added to the heritage at Risk register because of the risk from bracken.It occupies an isolated hilltop and has a single rampart and ditch, enclosing 0.9 hectares. It is in the valley of the River Barle. It is 1.2 ha in area and surrounded by a rampart, up to 2m high.
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