Roman grave uncovered during A66 roadworks in Cumbria

Started by gash, October 12, 2018, 05:51:31 pm

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A Roman grave has been uncovered during resurfacing work on a road in Cumbria.

The remains, which also included fragments of pottery, were found less than a metre under the A66 at Kirkby Thore near Appleby.

Archaeologists carried out a detailed investigation on the site before it was covered over.

Lead archaeologist John-James Atkinson said the grave "might have been alongside the old Roman road, which we are still trying to find".

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