Saxon skeletons unearthed at Southampton building site


The remains of nine people, believed to date to Saxon times, have been unearthed on a housing development in Southampton.

The site in present-day St Mary Street is thought to have been the first cemetery of the old Saxon town of Hamwick from between 650 AD to 900 AD

Archaeologist Matt Garner explains more about the skeletons and some of the artefacts found with them.

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