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If you would like to see some interesting or unusual sites which we have highlighted for your interest, you can visit our recent sites of the day.

Sites of the Day: County Durham
Shincliffe Village Station © DCC 2007
Shincliffe Village Station (Shincliffe)
Aerial view showing cropmarks of an enclosed settlement near Spital Hill. Photo © Tim Gates.
Later prehistoric settlement on Spital Hill