Outlines of thousand-year-old historic sites appear in British fields due to heatwave

The UK’s heatwave has exposed ancient secrets and lost wonders.

Scorched fields and hillsides have uncovered the outlines of a first century town, a ‘ghost garden’ from the 1850s and a World War Two airfield have all appeared as the normally luscious green landscape turns brown.

The parched land has been caused by Britain’s longest heatwave since 1976, which has included the hottest June on record.

Photographer Mike Page snapped images from high above the Norfolk countryside to take a photo of Caistor Roman Town – which was founded in AD60 as the Roman predecessor of the modern county town of Norwich.

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