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18th century cobbled street uncovered in England

An old cobbled street dating back to the 18th century has been uncovered in northeast England.

The rediscovered street located in the east-end of the city is thought date back to around 1740 to 1780.

Archaeologist Nick Cookson said: “It’s very exciting, we didn’t expect to find something so easily.”

The dig is part of the Sunderland Heritage Quarter’s work to use local history to boost the area’s regeneration.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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