posted on Dec, 4 2012 @ 12:54 AM
reply to post by JohnnyCanuck
Interesting story JC, thanks.
Any 'bog-stuff' from the past just gets me whether it's bodies, butter or buildings. In this case it looks like a fascinating dig-site and worth
the time for the team.
Gotta say I read all the way through waiting for a curve-ball or something unique to flag up.
[...]our ancient farming ancestors were far more sophisticated than we could ever have imagined.
I guess the *we* was the *me* who wrote the article (Linda Stewart)?! For the rest of us, it's no surprise that folk lived in settlements over
periods of time and made stuff. Sorta was expecting a double-garage adjoining one of the homes with a tarmac driveway
There's another article over here
that has a couple of images. The grist of the story focuses on the hassles of maintaining the preservation of the site whilst construction goes
on in the area (lowered water table).