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BARBICAN LIFE


Excavation of the human


remains will be completed before construction of the new Broadgate Ticket Hall commences. This will


enable archaeologists to record and preserve London heritage and history. Crossrail will carefully rebury the


remains after consulting with the Ministry of Justice.


levelled off with no respect apparently being shown to the many deceased: disjointed body parts have been found across the site. There are also bricks indicating that buildings were erected on the site. The study of the skeletons and the archaeological exploration of the area


continues, as does the work along the entire route of Crossrail. The oldest objects so far discovered are of bison bones near Royal Oak which are at least 50,000 years old. Within the City archaeologists believe that they have found evidence of the Walbrook River. There is much more


to learn about the history of where we live today.


Visit the Crossrail website (www.crossrail.co.uk) and click on “Bison to Bedlam, the Crossrail archaeology story so far....” for more information and to see images of the excavations and finds.


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