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Human remains more than 1,000 years old

Some of the human remains found at Middleton Cheney Credit: ITV News Anglia

Human remains discovered at a building site at Middleton Cheney in Northamptonshire last December are over 1,000 years old according to a carbon dating test.

The bones have now been dated at more than 1,000 years old Credit: ITV News Anglia

Three people were discovered including an infant aged up to two years, a woman older than 45 and a man aged between 35 and 45. They died somewhere between the late 7th and the early ninth century. They had been given a Christian burial.

The site where the remains were found Credit: ITV News Anglia