Bronze Age boat conservation

A two-year conservation project, led by experts from York Archaeological Trust, is under way to preserve eight rare Bronze Age log boats discovered in a quarry near the Lincolnshire-Cambridgeshire border.

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York experts called in to save Bronze Age boats

They've been buried underground for four thousand years, but now the race is on to save eight bronze age boats that were uncovered in a quarry.

Archaeologists from York have been asked to travel to Peterborough to prevent the wood from disintegrating - but it's a specialist process that will take years. Victoria Whittam reports.

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