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Iron Age village found in Scotland


A small Iron Age village made up of at least seven houses has been found by a loch in Scotland.

What initially appeared to be one of a small group of mounds before excavation was revealed to be a massive stone hearth complex at the centre of a roundhouse.

The timber structure of the house has been preserved, with beams radiating out from the hearth forming the foundation, while the outer wall consists of a double-circuit of stakes.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: Historic Scotland

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