Testwood Lakes - Excavating Britain's Oldest Bridge

Back in 1996 Southern Water were developing a reservoir at Testwood in Hampshire to store water for 200,000 people and called in Wessex Archaeology to see if there were any important remains from the past. What they found was extraordinary evidence of early Britons, including part of the earliest bridge ever definitely identified in England, dating to the Middle Bronze Age, c1,500BC. This highly detailed site created by the archaeologists offers a unique insight into a thrilling prehistoric find.


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