Nestled in the hills near Wirksworth, Ben Johnson said he felt a sense of "excitement and wonder" as he found an ancient rubbish dump followed by hearths, and holes for posts thought to be part of Neolithic, or late Stone Age, homes.

Like so many of today’s archaeological discoveries, the dig began when a company – in this case Longcliffe Quarries – began the process of applying for a new building.

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