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Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Archaeologists in Roman Road dig at Sandford Heath
A GROUND-BREAKING archaeological search for an ancient Roman road starts in Purbeck next week.
Experts will excavate part of the straight footpath running through Sandford Heath, known locally as the Roman Road.
Historians hope this dig will, once and for all, answer whether the thoroughfare visible today was constructed over an ancient road built during Dorset’s Roman occupation.
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Posted by David Beard MA, FSA, FSA Scot at 7:54 PM
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