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Friday, 12 December 2008

Burial ground found on Weymouth relief road route

Skeletons have been found on the route of Weymouth’s relief road.

Archaeologists found the remains of people from the Neolithic period, the Bronze Age and Roman graves in fields on the Ridgeway.

A team from Oxford Archaeology made the discoveries after being employed by Dorset County Council to inspect the area above the railway tunnel as part of preparation for the road.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Friday 12th December 2008

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