Old bones found under road

Bones have been found under Friar Street as workmen were looking for the cause of a major crack in the road surface.

12th Century bones discovered under road

Old bones - believed to date back to the 12th Century - have been discovered under a cracked road in Friar Street, in Reading.

Workers found the remains - believed to be animal bones such as horse and pig - while repairing an old Victorian clay sewer pipe. They also discovered the soles of old shoes.

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