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Silchester Roman Town

Silchester Roman Town

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Calleva Atrebatum a Roman Town in Silchester Berkshire was founded in the first century AD. Built on the site of an Iron Age town, Calleva, It may have been a planned settlement of people from north-west Gaul (France), centred around the town of Arras and the tribe of the Atrebates. The Roman amphitheatre and town […]

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Hambledon Hill Iron Age Hill Fort

Hambledon Hill Iron Age Hill Fort

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hambledon Hill at Child Okeford, Dorset, is one of the best preserved prehistoric Iron Age hill forts in the UK, covering about 52 acres. Rising to 190 metres above the Blackmore Vale and the river Stour, it is a Site of Special Scientific Importance (SSSI) and a National Nature Reserve and owned by the National […]

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Stonehenge Wiltshire

Stonehenge Wiltshire

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Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England. It is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks and believed to have been constructed between 3000 BC and 2000 BC. Stonehenge has recently built £27-million visitor facilities, with a new visitor centre housing permanent and temporary exhibitions, plus a shop and […]

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Old Sarum HillFort Salisbury

Old Sarum HillFort Salisbury

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The Iron Age hill fort at Old Sarum stands on the site of the first Salisbury cathedral, just north of the city of Salisbury and west of Castle Road (A345). The Hillfort measuring 580 metres east-west by 460 metres north-south was erected around 400 bc, it shows evidence of Neolithic settlement and has been used […]

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Iron Age settlement found in Devon

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One of Britain’s biggest and best-preserved prehistoric settlements has been unearthed near Plymouth in Devon, reports the Western Morning News. The excavation is one of the largest investigations of its type undertaken. Evidence of several families living and working on the land more than 3,000 years ago has been discovered by archaeologists in preparation for […]

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Ancient Wessex

Ancient Wessex

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Ancient Wessex is an historical kingdom of England. Wessex is considered to cover the modern counties of Berkshire, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire,Hampshire and parts of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Devon and Cornwall. Wessex grew from two settlements: one was founded, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, by Cerdic and his son (or grandson) Cynric, who landed in Hampshire in […]

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Wessex was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom of the West Saxons that defeated its rivals and created a united English state under the Wessex dynasty in the 10th century. Wessex is considered to cover, Berkshire, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire and parts of Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire.

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