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Skeletons found in Lincoln

Archaeologists who found nine skeletons buried beneath Lincoln Castle say they plan to open up a stone coffin with a skeleton inside it in September.

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Skeleton found beneath Lincoln Castle

Skeleton found beneath Lincoln Castle Credit: Lincolnshire County Council

It's thought a skeleton found beneath the grounds of Lincoln Castle could date back to around 900AD.

Skeleton found beneath Lincoln Castle Credit: Lincolnshire County Council

Archaeologists are currently on site conducting a dig as part of restoration work that's being made to the Castle itself.

Skeleton found beneath Lincoln Castle Credit: Lincolnshire County Council

The skeleton was discovered in a stone coffin buried three metres beneath the ground, alongside eight others which were found in wooden coffins.

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