‘Significant’ Roman finds made in St Albans

Started by gash, April 12, 2017, 11:23:03 pm

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"Significant" archaeological finds from the Roman town of Verulamium have been uncovered during gas main works in St Albans.

Verulamium was the third largest city in Roman Britain and has been mapped by various excavations over the years.

The new holes revealed the location of the corner of the town wall and a previously unknown house.

District archaeologist Simon West said: "It's like having a jigsaw... and now there are two more pieces."

He added: "Eventually [we will] see the whole picture and now we have new information that we can tie down rather than speculate."

Read more :  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-39502557
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