Evidence of Roman remains found at Gloucester Bus Station

Started by gash, July 01, 2016, 05:58:04 pm

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Evidence of a Roman suburb has been found in Gloucester Bus Station where archaeological digs are taking place.

City archaeologists have found remains dating back from the 1500's and what appears to be a medieval cobbled floor or courtyard.

That supposed courtyard is thought to overlie a layer containing Roman pottery.

Archaeologists will spend the next week and a half on the site, and hopes are being raised that remains of the Whitefriars monastery of Gloucester could be found in the digs.

Read more: http://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/evidence-of-roman-remains-found-at-gloucester-bus-station/story-29458346-detail/story.html#ixzz4DAnPQQtx

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