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Monday, 8 October 2012

Bronze Age transport route 'found during Crossrail dig'


Wood found during excavation work for Crossrail could be evidence of a 3,500-year-old Bronze Age transport route through London, experts believe.

Archaeologists examining a site in Plumstead have been searching for the pathway, which ran along the same route of the new rail link in east London.

They have unearthed wooden stakes which they say may have been used in the construction of the transport link.

Crossrail archaeologist Jay Carver said it was a "very significant find".

The dig team say the two wooden stakes found in Plumstead appear to have cuts made by a metal axe.

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