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Towers and forts in Iron Age Britain

Clip from Lost Worlds Season 1 Episode 1 SBS ONE February 5, 2012

Neil Oliver visits the Broch of Gurness, the ruins of a tower in Orkney, built around 400 BC, and Tre'r Ceiri hillfort, built in Wales around 200 BC, and contrasts their purposes.

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