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Archaeological dig finds unveiled

Picture of how the Neolithic house is thought to have looked
The area was a site of Neolithic habitation

The results of a significant archaeological dig in County Down will be unveiled later.

Neolithic and Bronze Age remains were found at the site in Loughbrickland when work began on new roads four years ago.

The results of the find will be announced on Thursday afternoon.

Information boards are to be erected at the site to inform visitors about the findings, which date from as far back as 4000 BC.

The site, which includes an ancient burial chamber, is one of only 30 such Neolithic habitations found in the British Isles.



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