Cambridge dig unearths 'thriving' Roman settlementtags: Ancient Rome, Bronze Age, Roman Britain, Cambridge
An archaeological dig in Cambridge has revealed the site's history from the Bronze Age to its role in World War II.
Excavation of the site in the north-west of the city began in October, ahead of a large-scale University of Cambridge development.
Roman roads and World War II practice trenches were amongst the discoveries.
Christopher Evans of Cambridge Archaeological Unit said: "Something that is going to be vibrant in the future was also vibrant in the past."...
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