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Ring of Brodgar (Circle henge)

Ring of Brodgar: Concerns as visitors caught short at Orkney landmark

Concern has been expressed about "undesirable toileting behaviour" at Orkney's famous Ring of Brodgar stone circle.

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Stanwick Lakes: Bronze Age log boat build reaches halfway point

Building Bronze Age-style log boats using replica tools and fire has revealed "how long and how much effort" it was to make prehistoric vessels.

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Carn Glas, Achvraid (Chambered Cairn)

New images of 5,000-year-old Highland burial site

Scotland's longest chamber cairn burial site has been the scene of recent activity

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Nesscliffe Hill Camp (Hillfort)

Iron Age finds of national importance found at Nesscliffe Hill dig

Nationally important evidence of Iron Age furnaces and tools have been discovered during the excavation of a hillfort.

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Intact Bronze Age pot found during excavation near Ely

An intact Bronze Age pot and a previously unknown Saxon village with a large hall were among the "exceptional" finds unearthed during a dig.

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Callanish (Standing Stones)

Free entry to ancient Calanais stones could end

Free entry to one of the Western Isles' best-known and ancient sites could end under plans to raise money to help cover the cost of its upkeep.

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Kilmartin Area

Kilmartin: The museum showing treasures found on its doorstep

Kilmartin Glen - on the road between Lochgilphead and Oban - is a tranquil place, but it hasn't always been so.

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National park bosses fear 'irreparable damage' to Derbyshire stone circle

Fires have been lit in the centre of the 4,000-year-old Nine Ladies stone circle at Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire, and a tent found nearby.

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Emain Macha (Henge)

Navan Fort: Dig sheds new light on home of the Kings of Ulster

Perched on a hill outside Armagh city is Emain Macha - or Navan Fort.

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Perth and Kinross

We are building an Iron Age village by hand

Nellie Wilson works part-time weaving together hazel branches to build the walls and roof of a replica Iron Age roundhouse.

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Worlebury (Hillfort)

Worlebury Camp hill fort to be built in Lego for exhibition Published 1 day ago

A museum is calling on Lego enthusiasts to build and pay for a replica of a historic Somerset hill fort.

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Anglesey (County)

Anglesey: Iron Age coins found declared treasure

A hoard of Iron Age gold coins have been discovered for the first time in Wales.

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Hillside Farm (Cist)

Isles of Scilly Iron Age warrior was probably a woman

A decades-long mystery over whether an Iron Age warrior who lived on the Isles of Scilly was a man or woman has been solved.

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The Shetland Isles

Bronze Age discovery made at Shetland spaceport site

Remains of what is believed could have been a Bronze Age ritual cremation cemetery have been found at Shetland's planned SaxaVord spaceport.

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A428 dig: Possible Bronze Age finds unearthed in roadworks

Archaeologists have unearthed a loom weight believed to date to the Bronze Age during an excavation.

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Bronze Age gold torc discovered in field near Mistley

A section of a Bronze Age twisted gold torc has been found in a field by a metal detectorist.

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Giant stone artefacts found on rare Ice Age site in Kent

Researchers in Kent have unearthed some of the largest early prehistoric stone tools ever found in Britain.

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Discovery of up to 25 Mesolithic pits in Bedfordshire astounds archaeologists

Linmere site has more monumental pits in a single area than anywhere else in England and Wales

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Bavaria (Region)

Dazzling ancient bronze sword found in Germany

German archaeologists are thrilled to have dug up a Bronze Age sword more than 3,000 years old which is extraordinarily well preserved.

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Perth and Kinross

Iron age roundhouse rises from the ashes on shores of Scottish loch

Volunteers are helping to build a replica crannog on Loch Tay after an earlier model burned down two years ago.

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