The Ancient History of the Village

Pre 2500 BC - 1066

Choose a period from the drop down menu or keep scrolling below to find out more about our ancient history...

 

 


The Palaeolithic Period

Old Stone Age - 2500 BC

Find out what local villagers great, great, great, great et infinitum grandfathers were up to...

 


The Neolithic Period

2500 BC (New Stone Age) - 1900 BC

I think they first started screening Eastenders during this period...

 


The Bronze Age

1900 BC - 500 BC

The Olympics would have been pretty dull at this point...

 


The Iron Age

500 BC - AD 43

Civilisation gearing up...

 


The Roman Period

AD 43 - 491

Peace, prosperity & plenty of pomegranates from their far flung empire, kept local Roman Governors more than content...

 


The Dark Ages & Saxon Period

491 - 1066

It may have been considered a dark age, but it was the dawning of Bere Regis village as we know it today...

 

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