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Monday, November 2, 2015
Anglesey dig unearths largest neolithic site in Wales
The largest ever Neolithic discovery in Wales has been made by archaeologists investigating the site of a new school.
More than 2,000 artefacts possibly dating back as much as 6,000 years have been discovered on the site at Llanfaethlu on Anglesey .
The ruins of three buildings have also been uncovered by the CR Archeology team who have been on site since November 2014.
Archeologist Cat Rees said: “Until about 50 years ago all we knew about this period in North Wales came from the megalithic tombs and chance finds but this changed with the discovery at Llandegai, Bangor of a single house.
“To date less than five have been found in the whole of North Wales.