Human remains and seven earthen vessels dating back to the Bronze Age Beaker settlers were uncovered by Scottish Water at Duns Law.

The find, estimated to date back 4500 years, was probably the most significant made by Scottish Water engineers while working on a £113 million programme of upgrading water pipes from Orkney in the north down to the Scottish Borders.

Explaining the care that is taken when they undertake such work, Simon Brassey, Scottish Water’s specialist engineer on their environment team said: “Before any project begins in an area of known archaeological significance or environmental sensitivity, detailed studies are carried out.

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Company:  CFA Archaeology Ltd

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