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Maryport's secrets unearthed

Archeologist excavating a field in Maryport in west Cumbria have discovered a Christian burial ground. They originally thought they were looking at a late Roman building.

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Maryport archaeologists unearth Christian burial ground

Archaeologists digging on Camp Farm in Maryport have found the remains of a Christian burial ground.

They say the find is exciting and rewrites the town's history. Originally they thought they were looking at a late Roman building but this find dates post dates that to the 4th and 6th centuries AD.

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