People of the past

People of the Past

The Princethorpe Woodlands scheme area is full of historic sites and artefacts that reveal the hand of past generations and peoples. They include:


  • The discovery of Heidelburg Man artifacts at Ryton Pool


  • Iron Age Forts at Wappenbury


  • The Roman Lunt Cavalry Fort at Baginton


  • The Norman motte and Bailey castle at Brinklow


  • Cruck framed timber built houses in Stoneleigh built from local wood in the 15th Century


  • The review of troops bound for Gallipoli by King George V at the Gallipoli war memorial