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Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Remains of Roman dwelling unearthed at Navenby dig


WHAT appears to be the remains of a Roman dwelling has been unearthed on the first day of the Navenby archae- ological dig.

Bits of pottery and coins found at the scene on has confirmed that there was third or fourth century life at the location off High Dike.

Ian Cox, chairman of Navenby Archaeological Group (NAG), said: "What we have almost certainly got here is a collapsed or demolished Roman building.

"Even at this early stage we can tell that there could well have been people living here. The evidence from bits of pottery we've found is dated around the third or fourth century.

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