Monday, December 18, 2017
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The Broogh Fort

History

A cental platform is contained with concentric banks and ditches, which are now partly eroded. These recall the site of Celtic round houses from the early few centuries AD. The raised central mound resembles mottoes or castle mounds from around the 11th or 12th centuries.

Location

Near Santon in the south of the Island.
Map Ref: SC 318 741

By Vehicle:
Travel along the A5, taking the B37 from Newton. Then take the first turn off on a narror lane. The site is on the right beyond a gate.

By Bus:
Take bus no. 1 or 2, getting off at Newtown. Locate the B37 and walk to the site.

By Railway:
Take the Electric Railway to Douglas and then the Steam Railway to Santon. Walk to Newton about a mile away and then onto the site by the B37.


Broogh Fort

Broogh Fort

Broogh Fort

Broogh Fort

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