A small Iron Age settlement has been found during excavations at the site of a new housing development near Swindon.
A number of “round houses” with hundreds of pits for storage are among the discoveries at Ridgeway Farm, where Taylor Wimpey is building 700 homes.
Other items found include loom weights for weaving, quern stones for grinding corn and various personal items.
Andrew Manning from Wessex Archaeology, which is carrying out the work, said the find was of local significance. Read more.