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Wiltshire is notable for its pre-Roman archaeology, particularly Salisbury Plain which is home to the Stonehenge prehistoric landscape. The Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age people that occupied southern Britain built settlements on the hills and downland that cover Wiltshire, the remains of which are still visible today. Important archaeological sites include:

Explore artefacts and coins from Wiltshire and recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database. There’s even more about Wiltshire finds and volunteering on our blog.

To get involved, try one of the museums, clubs or societies, or come to a local event. Contact us to learn more about volunteering for the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

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