Offa’s Dyke descending to the Clun Valley in South Shropshire. This is not the section that has been destroyed
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Jim Saunders, the Offa’s Dyke Association
 
Liz Hull, writing in the Mail Online today, reports that 50 yards of Offa’s Dyke has been bulldozed –
 
For more than 1,200 years, nothing had disturbed it. But in just a few hours, a stretch of Offa’s Dyke – considered one of the most important ancient monuments in Britain – was flattened. The damage to the aged earthwork, which is in a World Heritage site, was described by horrified experts as akin to ‘driving a road through Stonehenge’.
 
Full story and photographs of the damage here.