Monday, November 14, 2011
1,800-year-old Roman well unveiled in Bingham
AN 1,800-year-old Roman well was today being unveiled to the public.
The well, which dates back to about 160AD, was found in 2009 by a group of archeologists.
But it was in the route of the A46 road-widening scheme, and had to be dug up and moved stone by stone.
From today it will be available for public viewing at the Bingham Cemetery, in The Banks, a few miles from where it was found.
Pete Allen, chairman of community group The Bingham Heritage Trail Association, which campaigned for the well's restoration, said: "It is a piece of history that deserves to be kept for the enjoyment of the public."
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