Offa’s Dyke descending to the Clun Valley in South Shropshire. This is not the section that has been destroyed
Used with permission
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.