THEY came, they saw, they conquered. Or in this case, destroyed.
Diggers at an archaeological site took just minutes to do what the ancient Britons failed to manage.
A Roman fort had withstood the ravages of time and tribesmen until heavy-handed experts mistakenly decided to uncover its secrets with a mechanical excavator.
It seems it's an archaeology firm that dug the trench. But it's only a 3-foot trench, so it doesn't appear as if the whole site was gouged out, they just lost the opportunity to dig the trench by hand.