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Last Updated: Sunday, 31 July 2005, 11:20 GMT 12:20 UK
Experts say quarry bones are old
The Old Quarry in Gloucester where the bones were found
The bones were found in the old quarry by two teenage boys
A number of human bones found at a quarry have been found to be hundreds of years old.

The remains were uncovered at the Old Quarry on Robinswood Hill in Gloucester on Friday night by two teenage boys.

The skull, leg and arm were exhumed from the quarry face and taken to the Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, where they were examined by an archaeologist.

A police spokesman said the expert had revealed the bones were several hundred years old, and not suspicious.

Youths find human bones in quarry
30 Jul 05 |  Gloucestershire

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