Epping Forest

August, 2013

A magnetometry survey was completed over the course of a few days on the scheduled ancient monument at Loughton Camp. The site is notable for being one of a potential chain of earthworks across Epping Forest. Work was undertaken in the dense woodland and, despite the terrain, we were able to draw good data from the ground.

Our results showed the original layout of the site, with several large potential features pinpointed. We were able to use previous excavation work undertaken by Augustus Pitt-Rivers as a reference point. 

The results were then used in a temporary exhibition dedicated to the Iron Age hillforts in the forest, in collaboration with the City of London Corporation and English Heritage.