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Hoard of Iron Age coins found in England

A hoard of Iron Age coins has been found by metal detectorists in Lincoln, England. Sean said he was aware of what the coins were because he had found one before. He said find was ‘historic’ because they were the earliest known coins to be used in Britain. Sean added: “I have

Mosaic floor uncovered in England

A 1,600-year-old Roman mosaic floor has been unearthed in southeast England. The mosaic dates from 380 CE, in the last decades of Roman rule in Britain. It is 6 metres long, showing a range and combination of images that have not been seen on a Roman mosaic in the UK before. The

Ninth century fishing trap found in southern England

A 500-foot-long timber fishing trap which dates back to the 8th or 9th centuries has been found in southern England. A timber fishing trap exposed on the Hampshire coast dates back to Saxon times, it has been confirmed. The weir, built as a permanent wooden structure to catch fish as the tide

5,600-year-old burial mound found in England

A Neolithic burial mound has been found in a farmer's field in England. A Neolithic burial mound near Stonehenge could contain human remains more than 5,000 years old, experts say. The monument in a place known as Cat's Brain in Pewsey Vale, halfway between Avebury and Stonehenge in Wiltshire, was identified in

200-year-old burials found in England.

Nine burials dating back 200 years have been uncovered in Southern England. A 200-year-old burial site has been discovered during redevelopment work at Brighton Dome Corn Exchange. One skeleton was found earlier this week, but now nine graves have been uncovered. The remains are in the process of being exhumed from underneath the

Neolithic tomb unearthed in England

Archaeologists digging ahead of construction in northern England have uncovered a Neolithic barrow. A 5,000 year old complete funeral urn has been excavated on housing development land in Silsden. The late Neolithic pot was dug up from the site of an ancient barrow in what archaeologists have described as an ‘exciting find.’ Arrow

Sacred burial found unearthed in England

A sacred burial ground recently unearthed in Shewsbury, England, dates back more than 4,000 years. They say the site, which was discovered at a Greek Orthodox Church, may be the country's oldest-known continuously used sacred ground. Finds suggest it has been used during every era since the late Neolithic period. Carbon dating of

4,000-year-old burials uncovered at possible Henge site in England

Five burials dating back 4,000 years have been uncovered at a possible Henge site in the West Midlands of England. Archaeologists have found the 4,000 year-old remains at a new housing development in Newbold-on-Stour, on fields at Mansell Farm. Experts say it is an ‘important discovery’. The findings include a Neolithic henge,

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