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Sunday, 29 July 2012

Digging into history at Warminster

Children at St John’s Primary School in Warminster got a chance to dig around under their school last week during a visit by TV archaeologist Julian Richards.

Mr Richards, presenter of Meet The Ancestors, has been visiting schools in the county as part of the What’s Under Your School project, to encourage an interest in archaeology.

With his help and that of fellow archaeologist Clare Ryley, the Year 6 children at St John’s found flint tools, one as much as 6,000 years old, clay pipes, Victorian pottery and cow bones.

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