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Church bones '900 years old'

Church bones '900 years old'
trefwoorden: Engeland - Greystoke - kerk - skeletten - 12e eeuw
Archaeologists have revealed that human bones found under a church near Penrith probably date back to the 12th century.
Remains of a young child and an adult were found at St Andrews Church, Greystoke, by builders working on heating pipes under the vestry last month.
Archaeologists said the remains could be those of a parent and child of about six years old.
They are likely to have been buried together in a pit, as at the time, only the richest people were put in coffins.

Lees verder bij: BBC News (6 oktober 2003)