Thursday, December 20, 2012
Roman settlement remains found at Kingskerswell bypass
he remains of what is believed to be a 2,000-year-old Roman settlement have been uncovered at the construction site of a new bypass.
Artefacts discovered in Kingskerswell include fragments of pots thought to be imported from southern Europe. Trenches used for defence were also found.
Devon county archaeologist Bill Horner said it was an "exciting find".
The artefacts will eventually go on show at Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum.
Demolition work began in October to clear the route ready for the road linking Torbay and Newton Abbot.
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