Date set for South Yorkshire Roman dig

Dr Lauren McIntyre, archaeologist

Dr Lauren McIntyre, archaeologist

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A date has been set for the start of a project which could help uncover secrets of South Yorkshire’s Roman past.

Plans are being prepared to dig up the back garden of a quiet suburban home in a hunt for precious Roman remains.

Andrew Allen has already found a number of pottery shards in the soil behind his home in the village of Swinton, arousing the interest of archaeologists.


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