Recovered bottles
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Victorian rubbish dump unearthed

Rubbish dumped during the Victorian period has been uncovered in Norfolk by a group of archaeologists.

They have excavated a former town rubbish dump and the site of a former incinerator in King's Lynn.

Hundreds of bottles, ash from coal fires and some dangerous metals have been uncovered in the dig.

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  • 26 Oct 2015