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TVAS News: Itchen Farm Park and Ride, Winchester

A child’s burial was excavated in the site of the new Winchester Park and Ride at Itchen Farm. The child was placed in a crouched position lying on its right side facing north. It was aged between 5 and 10 years old when it died and its grave contained no grave goods. At present no radiocarbon dating has been attempted on the burial but it is thought to date to the period between 2200 and 100 BC.

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General view of the grave. View of the skeleton.

Close-up view of the skeleton. Close-up view of the skull.