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Archaeologists Angered by Vandalism of Iron Age Fort

From an article by David Prudames, published on the 24 Hour Museum Web site (8th January 2003):
Archaeologists in Bedfordshire are angry after discovering serious damage to the remains of an Iron Age fort near Dunstable just before Christmas, apparently caused by a mechanical digger.

Considered to be one of the most significant Iron Age monuments in the county, the Maiden Bower site was left scarred in what appears to be an act of vandalism.

It is believed a mechanical digger found at the scene was used to cause severe damage to surrounding earthworks and create a number of holes inside the fort.
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Kammer Posted by Kammer
15th January 2003ce
Edited 4th August 2003ce

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