Archaeologists unearth massive 5,000-year-old structure near Lincoln industrial estate

by Dave Sadler

Archaeologists from Network Archaeology Ltd have teamed up with Lincolnshire Live to reveal more about the incredible artefacts from a dig along part of the route of Lincoln’s Eastern Bypass

Here, Dr Richard Moore and director Christopher Taylor continue their Find of the Week series, and this week they share the unearthing of a sacred place used for burials…

Our Find of the Week this time is on a grand scale. We are working now on the north side of the River Witham, just beyond the outskirts of the city and not far from Allenby Road trading estate.

As we machined away the topsoil, a wide ring of pale-coloured soil appeared. We carefully excavated around it and it has turned out to be the top of a large bank, surrounded by a ditch infilled with dark peaty soil.

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