Earliest evidence of human presence in Britain in the form of flint tools found alongside earliest footprints at Happisburgh in Norfolk. 800,000 BP.
Earliest hearth found in Britain at Beeches Pit near West Stow in Suffolk. 400,000 BP.
Earliest artwork in Britain, a horse carved on a bone from Creswell Crags in Nottinghamshire. 12,500 BP.
Earliest metal tools found in Britain in the grave of the Amesbury Archer. 2300 BC.
Earliest wheel found in Britain at Flag Fen in Cambridgeshire. 1300 BC.
Earliest amphora imported from the Roman Empire found off the south coast near Hengistbury Head c. 100 BC.