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Workers uncover Roman remains as they lay pipes

Workers uncover Roman remains as they lay pipes
trefwoorden: romeinse tijd - 2e eeuw - diverse artefacten - gebouwen
The first evidence that the Romans once settled in a part of the North has been unearthed by water engineers.
Artefacts dating from the Second Century have been found during work to lay water mains near Northallerton, North Yorkshire.
Roof tiles, ceramics, metal and bones were discovered near Ainderby Steeple during a 2.6m project to lay mains from Ainderby pumping station to Bullamoor service reservoir.
Archaeologist Simon Tomson, of Northern Archaeological Associates, said the find indicated a Roman farmstead had once stood on the site.
He said: "We found what was left of an agricultural building, probably a barn.

Lees verder bij: This is the North East (21 augustus 2003)