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Thursday, 21 May 2009

Cliff erosion on Golden Cap estate exposes Bronze Age settlement

Archeologists working on the National Trust’s Golden Cap Estate have uncovered a rare find – a Neolithic settlement exposed by cliff erosion.

The test trenches are being dug this week by National Trust archaeologists Martin Papworth and Nancy Grace, and a team of experienced archaeological volunteers, on Dog House Hill, near Thorncombe Beacon.

Mr Papworth said everyone at the site was excited by finding such rare Bronze Age settlement in the area.

READ MORE - Source: Bridport and Lyme Regis News Thursday 21st May 2009

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