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View from the top of Breedon Hill Church

Looking east towards Ratcliffe Power Station at the Iron-age Bank and Ditch on the edge of the quarry. The name derives from the Celtic word 'Bre' meaning a hill, and an Old English word 'don', which also means a hill or fort. So this is, in effect, 'Hill hill on the hill'. It was fortified in Iron Age times, some three centuries BC. It remained in use until the middle of the first century AD, as …