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Iron Age Pot from Breedon Hillfort

Breedon Hill, near Melbourne, is the site of an Iron Age 'hillfort'. The Iron Age (800 BC to AD43) is the period before the Roman invasion of what is now England. Traditionally, we see it as a period of conflict, that led to people banding together and building defended settlements. These are often found on the tops of hills. Maiden Castle, in Dorset, is perhaps the most famous of these hillforts.…