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History in the fast lane

History in the fast lane
trefwoorden: Baldock - bronstijd - ijzertijd - romeinen - middeleeuwen
Archaeologists will be digging deep into Baldock’s history next week when more excavation work begins along the bypass route.
Trial trenches dug last winter uncovered a Bronze Age funerary complex, Iron Age and Roman ditches and a medieval leper hospital and field systems.
More detailed work is being carried out so that the sites can be fully recorded before construction starts.
Project manager Reuben Thorpe from Albion Archaeology said: “There are a number of natural springs in the area, which have attracted settlements dating as far back as the middle Stone Age.

Lees verder bij: Comet Online (6 november 2003)