Roman Road Unearthed in Hereford

Residents of Hereford in England had hoped for improvements to their road. Instead, an archaeological survey has found remains of a much older road - one dating back to Roman times. A cobbled roadway once linked the Roman towns of Kenchester and Stretton Grandison. Today it lies beneath a modern road in Hereford. A recent archaeological survey, conducted before repairs could be made to the modern road, unearthed the 2,000-year-old road as well as Roman pottery and cremated human remains.

Julian Cotton, Herefordshire Council's Archaeological Advisor, said that care would be taken to preserve the historical integrity of the site, especially due to the "sensitive nature" of some of the artifacts.

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