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Thursday, 20 June 2013

Arla Buckinghamshire dairy: Iron age and Roman remains

Artefacts from the Iron Age and Roman periods found on the site of a giant dairy being built in Buckinghamshire are to go on display.

Archaeologists carried out a 12-week survey on the site of the new giant Arla Foods dairy at Aston Clinton near Aylesbury in late 2012.

Evidence was found of Roman enclosures, 10 burials and five cremations.

The exhibition at Buckland Village Hall displays pottery, a 'dolphin' brooch and a bronze tool for cosmetics.

Nansi Rosenberg, from Prospect Archaeology who oversaw the excavation, said the site was known to be a "boggy field".

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