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17th-century “fridges” found in Bristol

Two extremely rate 17th-century ice houses have been found at a dig in Bristol. Ice houses were dug deep, lined with straw and sawdust and then packed with ice in the winter to store perishable goods. Rare and intact pottery and other items such as a glass wine bottle known

Homeless people to help with archaeological excavation in Bristol

A team of homeless people are aiding in an archaeological excavation on "Turbo Island", Bristol. Mr Schofield said a host of stories were attached to the traffic island including that it is the site of a bombed WWII building; that it was once a "Speaker's Corner"; and that it was "where

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