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The oldest houses in Britain

At Star Carr we have found the oldest known houses in Britain, made from a variety of plant materials. Professor Nicky Milner explains more.

At Star Carr we have discovered Britain’s oldest known houses. Here Nicky explains how they might have been made, using a variety of plant remains.

Further resources

If you would like to find out more about the houses, please read Chapter 5 in our free, online books.

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