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Surprise findings revealed by archaeological digs, plus Archaeological celebrations in Devon

Surprise findings revealed by archaeological digs Friday, April 08, 2011 A NUMBER of archaeological digs have recently been completed in the city, throwing up a few surprises. Dissenters’ Graveyard: An assessment and survey has been produced by AC Archaeology on … Continue reading

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Dartmoor burial site surrenders its Bronze Age secrets.

NEWS: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Relics discovered at a recent Dartmoor archaeological dig have this week been described as among the most important prehistoric finds to be unearthed anywhere in Britain in the past 100 years. The excavation, which was reported … Continue reading

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Roman pottery found at dig site near Plymouth

NEWS: February 13, 2012 A COMMUNITY dig which took place at the end of last year has revealed remains of ancient Roman pottery, and evidence that people were living in the Tamar Valley 3,000 years ago. During a talk at … Continue reading

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Romano-British settlements was unearthed in South Devon

LOCAL NEWS: Friday, 24 August 2012 History books may have to be rewritten after one of the region’s largest Romano-British settlements was unearthed during an excavation near Ipplepen. The remains help make the location – close to the A381 Totnes Road, … Continue reading

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Dig under way to uncover Roman town

Date: August 09, 2012.   A major archaeological dig is under way to uncover a major Roman town in Teignbridge. Excavations have started to uncover what could be the largest Roman settlement ever found in Devon. The dig has previously been … Continue reading

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