Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Roman remains found at Arla

A Roman burial site, an ancient parish boundary and Iron Age artefacts have been discovered on the site soon to house the world’s biggest dairy. 

Arla site dig near Aston Clinton [Vredit: Buck Herald]
Archaeologists have now completed a 12-week study at the site of Arla’s new dairy at Aston Clinton. 

Among the artefacts discovered on site were the remains of the last occupants of the Roman settlement. These will now be reinterred at Buckland Cemetery once they have been analysed. 

Other items found were quantities of pottery, including high status Samian ware and animal bone. 

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