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Cheddar Gorge & Caves

 

Cheddar Gorge & Caves: People have used the caves in Cheddar Gorge for shelter for 40,000 years. We derive this from evidence found in and around the caves.

Cheddar Man is famous as Britain’s oldest complete skeleton. Found buried in Gough’s Cave in 1903, he was a Mesolithic hunter-gathers living in Cheddar around 9,000 years ago. His remains now find a home at the Natural History Museum in London, but a replica skeleton can be seen in Gough’s cave.

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Sutton Valence

Sutton Valence Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the village of Sutton Valence in Kent, England. Overlooking a strategic route to the coast, the original castle probably comprised an inner and an outer bailey and a protective barbican, with a three-story high keep on

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Danebury Iron Age Hill Fort

  Danebury Iron Age Hill Fort is one of the most studied Iron Age hill forts in Europe and a Scheduled Ancient Monument. ‘Iron Age’ describes the period between the end of the Bronze Age and the start of the Roman period (700BC to AD43).

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, west of Amesbury and north of Salisbury. Stonehenge’s ring of standing stones is set within earthworks in the middle of the densest complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds. Archaeologists

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Dover Castle

Dover Castle is a medieval castle in Dover, Kent, England. It was founded in the 11th century and has been described as the “Key to England” due to its defensive significance throughout history. Some sources say it is the largest castle in England, a title

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