2,500-year-old chariot and two horse skeletons unearthed at a Yorkshire site

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The site was discovered on a housing development in Pocklington, Yorkshire
The unusual remains have been dubbed a find of 'international significance'
The site includes more than 75 square pits with skeletons from the Arras Culture

An Iron Age chariot and two horse skeletons have been unearthed at a Yorkshire building site.

The 2,500-year-old remains have been dubbed by experts as 'highly unusual'.

The find is the first of its kind in the last 200 years and one of only 26 ever excavated in the UK.

It has been described as a find of 'international significance'.



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