|The site at Tanquerel Fields is thought to have been occupied by about 100 Bronze Age inhabitants|
Excavations of an ancient settlement near the Sark Mill have revealed a number of spindle whorls, used for working wool.
Sir Barry Cunliffe, Emeritus Professor of European Archaeology at Oxford University, said a "surprising number" had been found at the site's edges.
"We can take sheep rearing back, now, to the second millennium BC," he said.
"People were living in the centre... and doing their spinning and their weaving and other industrial things around the limits of the site," he said. [...] bbc.co.uk/