17:38 05/05/2021 ,World

Archaeologists are moving thousands of bodies and artefacts from site of medieval church built in 11th century

Archaeologists will move thousands of bodies from the site of a medieval church that lies along the route of the HS2 railway. The remains of St Mary's Church in Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, built in the 11th century, are being carefully excavated to allow work on the high speed line to continue. All discovered remains will be reburied in a local spot to be determined by HS2, with a specially created monument to mark the location.

Source: dailymail.co.uk

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