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Prehistoric artifacts and burials discovered in Wiltshire

Construction work at a military base located near Stonehenge has uncovered prehistoric artifacts and burials. Six trenches were excavated and revealed archaeological features cut into the natural chalk geology, ranging in date from the prehistoric period through to the Second World War. Ruth Panes, the project manager for Wessex Archaeology, said: “Of

Entrance to forgotten WWII bunker uncovered

The entrance to a secret WWII bunker has been uncovered in Wiltshire, England. "If we just found some edges of corrugated iron dropping down into a hole we could have just said it was an ammo dump or anything," he said. "But due to the nature of what we've found we know

Original King James Bible found on Church shelf

A 400-year-old original King James Bible has been found on a shelf in a Church in Wiltshire, England. What a find! There are fewer than 200 original printings of the King James version known to exist. And it is believed that the rediscovered Bible is one of the few remaining editions

Stone Age sauna found near Marden Henge

The remains of a 4,500-year-old sauna have been found near Marden Henge in Wiltshire. English Heritage’s Jim Leary said: ‘The building brings to mind the sweat lodges of the native North Americans and the reason for that sauna or sweat lodge interpretation is that the floor plan was utterly dominated by

Oldest written English found in British church

What is believed to be the oldest example of written English in a British church has been found in Salisbury Cathedral in Wiltshire. Can you decode it? Post your thoughts here. It was hidden for 350 years behind a monument to a local aristocrat who was 'martyred' in the

Letters reveal Silbury Hill was constructed around totem pole

Letters that have lain undiscovered in the national archives in England reveal the man-mad mound may have originally been constructed around some sort of totem pole. Historians have uncovered in the British Library in London letters written in 1776 that describe a 40ft-high pole which once stood at the centre of

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