Archaeologists have discovered a 2,500 year old prehistoric farm near Huntworth, south of Bridgwater, in Somerset. The remains of two Iron Age houses have been found, along with compounds and fields on an island of higher land.
The excavations were done in advance of the building of a new dairy and a cattle market by Mead Realisations. Katherine Wetherall said ‘as a farming family it is fascinating to think that over 2000 years, farmers could have been taking their cows down to lush low-lying pastures. Some things don’t change!’
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