Secrets of the Ancients Revealed
Secrets of the ancients revealed Aug 20 2003
By Mike Hornby, Daily Post
AN independent archaeological dig on the Welsh border has
emerged as one of Britain's most important excavations.
Experts working on farmland alongside the Duke of Westminster's
Eaton estate, have discovered evidence of human activity dating
back 9,000 years.
They have unearthed five Bronze Age burial mounds, two Roman
buildings and a medieval chapel and cemetery, unique in the UK.
The series of remarkable discoveries was made during excavations to
find the lost Abbey of Poulton which once stood on the site near Pulford.
For the past eight years archaeologist Mike Emery and his team
of volunteers have unearthed the evidence.
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Posted by stubob
20th August 2003ce
Edited 21st August 2003ce