Roman baths are uncovered in York
The remains of a Roman bath complex have been uncovered in York.
The baths, which date from the second and third centuries AD, were discovered during construction of a new council headquarters building.
The edge of the complex was first discovered in the 1840s when the original railway station in the city was built on the site.
This is the first time archaeologists have been able to investigate the site since the 19th Century.
Chief archaeologist, Nick Pearson from On Site Archaeology, said the discovery was very significant.... ...
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