A historic site in north Norfolk is set to appear on a long-running BBC programme in the new year. 

Warham Camp is an Iron Age hillfort near Wells-next-the-Sea and will feature on BBC Two's Digging for Britain on January 9. 

Film crews were seen during a huge archaeological dig at the site in July uncovering Roman coins, pottery and an object dating back to the Iron Age.

Warham Camp is one of Norfolk’s few hillforts, a form of prehistoric monument dating back as far as 800BC. 

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Hillforts were initially believed to have been used purely for defence but archaeologists now know that they would have been used in other ways. 

The recent excavations at Warham Camp have been trying to determine when the site was constructed and establish what it was used for. 

In the programme, Dr Alice Roberts will explore the hillfort and discover how 4th-century Romans used it despite it being built centuries before. 

The programme will air on BBC Two at 8pm on January 9 and will be available on iPlayer from January 2.