Buried underneath old UK fort lies trash and 18th century history





A "treasure trove" of 18th Century domestic waste has been unearthed at a town's park.

Fragments of wine bottles, pottery, clay pipes and buttons have been recovered by archaeologists at The Parade in Fort William in Lochaber.

Evidence houses were burned down to give government troops a line of fire against attacking Jacobites has also been found.

The site was a parade ground for a fort, which is now a ruin.

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