Sewage work uncovers remains of round house from 1500BC

Published on June 25th, 2009 | by Admin


A sewage treatment project in Cornwall, England, has ground to a halt after the discovery of ancient stones thought to denote the location of a round house dating back to 1500BC.

According to Mr Jones such discoveries are relatively frequent across the county.

“We have excavated between 20 to 30 of these sites so it’s giving us a chance to flash out the pattern of settlement in lowland Cornwall,” he said.

“Of course on the moors they are exceptionally common because there hasn’t been later agriculture so on Bodmin Moor there are hundreds of them scattered about.”

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