Van­dals dam­age round­house at at­trac­tion’s iron age village

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VAN­DALS have dam­aged an au­thenul­ti­mate get­away – a liv­ing his­tory tic iron age village cre­ated as a tourist ex­pe­ri­ence where vis­i­tors could step at­trac­tion in the For­est of Dean. back 2,000 years in time – never took

Dam­age wa­soff.caused­toaround­house at the The Se­cret For­est in Now it is part of the The Se­cret Clear­well. For­est, an at­trac­tion linked to Clear

The round­houses were orig­i­nally well Caves which is just across the con­structed us­ing au­then­tic techroad. niques as part of a bid to recre­ate an The gated village is in­vis­i­ble from iron age village known as Cin­derthe road and was built on pre­bury. Ro­man open cast iron ore mines

But at­tempts to mar­ket it as a the known as scowles.

Po­lice say the van­dals ripped off part of the thatched roof and broke into an­other round­house and dam­aged items in­side.

They are ap­peal­ing for in­for­ma­tion about the dam­age, which was be­lieved to have been caused on the af­ter­noon of Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 26.

They be­lieve the dam­age was caused be­tween 1pm and 4pm.

“We’re ap­peal­ing for in­for­ma­tion af­ter dam­age was caused to a round- house at The Se­cret For­est at­trac­tion in Clear­well, Cole­ford last week,” says the po­lice ap­peal.

“Part of the thatched roof of a round­house was ripped off and un­known of­fend­ers also forced en­try to an­other and dam­aged items stored in­side.”

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion can call 101 and quote in­ci­dent 224 of Oc­to­ber 27 or call Crimestop­pers anony­mously on 0800 555 111.

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