Dorset sites on Historic England’s “Britain From Above” Website

When looking at the new Historic England (formerly part of English Heritage) website I came across the free database of oblique aerial photos from the first half of the 20th century.

Below are some of the highlights of Dorset’s archaeology:

(all photos (C) Historic England)

Britain From Above

Badbury Rings & surrounding landscape from the SW, 1947 (note the Roman road running to the left of the rings)
Badbury Rings & surrounding landscape from the SW, 1947 (note the Roman road running to the left of the rings)
Neolithic Henge and Roman Amphitheatre: Maumbury Rings, Dorchester, 1925
Neolithic Henge and Roman Amphitheatre: Maumbury Rings, Dorchester, 1925
Maiden Castle and surrounding countryside, Winterborne Monkton, from the south-east, 1947
Maiden Castle and surrounding countryside, Winterborne Monkton, from the south-east, 1947
Hod Hill showing the Roman Fort with great clarity, 1949
Hod Hill showing the Roman Fort with great clarity, 1949
Hod Hill showing the Roman Fort with great clarity, 1949
Hod Hill showing the Roman Fort with great clarity, 1949
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