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Mystery Solent shipwreck identified

The remains of a ship found in the Solent in 2003 has been identified as The Flower of Ugie, which sank in 1852. The trust said the wreck was that of the Flower of Ugie, a 19th century wooden sailing barque that sank in the Solent on December 27, 1852 following

Stone Age “high street” found in Hampshire

Archaeologists examining a Stone Age settlement under the Solent, a straight between the English coast and the Isle of Wight, have found evidence of an 8,000-year-old "high street". "One area they were doing boat building, nearby they were on riverbanks and sand bars collecting reeds or doing a bit of fishing