Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Northumberland coast's ancient grave secrets to be saved from sea

When 4,000 years ago the people living on a windy stretch of magnificent Northumbrian coastline looked for a place to bury their dead, they chose a beautiful spot - a low hillock of dry land above marshes and creeks, in sight of the sea but a kilometre safely inland.
Now the sea is lapping at the ancient graves, and its time to excavate the entire site at Low Hauxley, and rescue what remains of its ancient secrets.



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