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Bronze Age roundhouses found in southern England

Two roundhouses dating back 3,000 years have been found at the site of a new housing development in southern England. Two Bronze Age roundhouses dating back to around 1,000 BC or earlier have been uncovered on farmland adjoining Bulwark Road, along with an Iron Age burial site and ditches, plus a

Prehistoric town unearthed in Dorset, England

The remains of 150 Iron Age roundhouses have been found in Dorset, England. Researchers have already excavated 16 of the houses. Dr Miles Russell, an archaeologist at Bournemouth University and co-director of the Durotriges Big Dig said, “We’ve exposed remains of 16 roundhouses in the two trenches we’ve dug. They are

Roman-era farmstead found in England

A small farmstead, complete with roundhouses and pottery, has been found in the West Midlands of England "We've got a number of fragments of pottery dating from between the 1st and 3rd Centuries AD, and one potential Romano-British settlement. "It's quite a small farmstead with perhaps a number of roundhouses," he said. "We've

Human remains found at Scottish Iron Age site

Human remains have been unearthed during a dig at an Iron Age roundhouse in Caithness, Scotland. The police and procurator fiscal service have been notified of the finds at Thrumster, near Wick, as normal procedure by archaeologists. The remains have still to be radiocarbon dated to determine how old they are. Ancient human

2,500-year-old roundhouse found in Scotland

The walls of a structure which dates back to 700 to 500 B.C has been found in Caithness, Scotland. Mr Heald said he believed the site may have been occupied long before the Iron Age and provided habitation to various communities for 1,000 years. He said: "We have dug down to what

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