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What lies beneath?

by Malcolm shaw

The hidden treasures of the new link road between Hastings and Bexhill have been laid bare deep in the earth. Archaeologists say some wonderful treasures from many eras are now on display.

Archaeologists make discovery on site of controversial road scheme

Archaeologists from Oxford surveying the site of a controversial road scheme have found flint tools dating back 12,000 years. The scientists have been carrying out excavations along the route of the Bexhill to Hastings link road in Sussex.

Protesters say the road is unnecessary and a blight on the landscape.

But its construction is giving archaeologists a unique opportunity to discover more about the way our ancient ancestors lived. Malcolm Shaw reports.



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