Britain’s oldest house threatened by environmental change
Published on January 26th, 2012 | by Admin1
“The water table has fallen and the peat is shrinking and it is severely damaging the archaeology,” she said.
“The water keeps the oxygen and bacteria out and because they are now going into these deposits that is causing a lot of problems.
“We haven’t got much time left to excavate and we want to do some specialist analysis before all this important information vanishes forever.”
Story: BBC News | Photo: Wikimedia Commons