Manning’s Pit is an important historical site in Barnstaple, Devon, UK
It is a rare example of a Romano-British site, and has been described by historians as one of the best preserved archaeological sites along the South West coast
Its remains include two large pits, along with a third section filled in over time
Excavations of Manning’s Pit have revealed evidence of Iron and Roman occupation, which date back to 200–100 BC
It also contains finds of coins, jewellery, pottery and human remains, which provide valuable insight into life over two thousand years ago
Today, visitors can walk around the site and view the various artifacts, giving them a sense of history and culture that has survived over the centuries
Manning’s Pit is a fascinating and educational destination for those looking to explore the past
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The address for Manning’s Pit we have is: A field below Lynbro Rd, Barnstaple EX31 1QG and adjoining, Windsor Rd, Barnstaple EX31 4AQ, UK. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.
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