Castle: Skeleton Which Could Be 1,000 Years Old Found- Hutton Pulitzer #GoXplrr

A well-preserved human skeleton which could be 1,000 years old has been uncovered in the grounds of Hillsborough Castle in County Down.Archaeologists found it during excavation work ahead of a major redevelopment project.The human remains are thought to be that of a young woman.

They will be removed for further tests that will confirm the gender and age.Other remains on the site, which is thought to be a burial ground, will be left undisturbed.Archaeologists are also hoping to find the walls of a medieval church on the site.

Source: Hillsborough Castle: Skeleton which could be 1,000 years old found in grounds – BBC News

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