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Roman settlements and road found in northern England

Evidence of wealthy Roman settlements and a section of Roman roadway have been uncovered in North Yorkshire. Construction work to upgrade Britain's longest road into a major highway has revealed a treasure trove of rare artifacts from one of the earliest and wealthiest Roman settlements in the country. The findings include ancient

Iron Age cemetery found in Yorkshire

A cemetery dating back between 800 B.C. and 43 A.D. has been unearthed in Yorkshire, England. Almost 2,000 years after being buried, the remarkably well-preserved remains of 150 skeletons and their personal possessions have been discovered in a small market town at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds. The remains of the

Iron Age burial unearthed in England

The remains of an Iron Age man buried on his shield has been found at a cemetery in Yorkshire, England. “We are continuing to investigate the site and will work hand in hand with David Wilson Homes to preserve these historical discoveries so that they can be used to shed some

Roman villa unearthed in Yorkshire

The remains of a vast Roman villa have been unearthed in North Yorkshire. Archaeologists say they have been given a “rare glimpse” into a vast Roman villa with winged corridors and a pavilion-style room with an underfloor heating system on the proposed site of a new bypass in North Yorkshire. Small sections

Roman Villa excavated in Yorkshire

The remains of a Roman villa has been uncovered during construction of a bypass in North Yorkshire. Archaeologists say they have been given a “rare glimpse” into a vast Roman villa with winged corridors and a pavilion-style room with an underfloor heating system on the proposed site of a new bypass

Medieval chapel found in Yorkshire

A medieval chapel, built before the Norman Conquest of 1066, has been found in North Yorkshire. Two bodies were also found at the site. It is thought the remains were of a young man and an older woman who were both found in a crouching position. It is believed there were early

Mesolithic camp site found in Yorkshire

More than 450 flint fragments, dating back 7,000 years, may suggest the existence of a Mesolithic campsite in Yorkshire, England. In the autumn more than 450 flint fragments were discovered, some of which are tools about 7,000 years old. Many are burnt, indicating the presence of camp fires or hearths. Archaeologists say

Roman amphitheatre found in Yorkshire

A lost Roman amphitheatre has been found atop a hill in northern England. Crowning the summit of Studforth Hill, the oval arena would have combined spectacles and entertainments with a magnificent 360-degree view, making it the equivalent of a national theatre of the north. The find by Cambridge University archaeologists – led

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