Human Bones Unearthed As Tram Workers Hit Ancient Graveyard In Leith, Scotland

Posted by admin on Jul 24, 2009

Workers have discovered centuries-old human remains while digging tram works on Leith Walk.

Archaeologists are said to believe that the skeletons, found near Elm Row, may be up to 500 years old, and there could once have been a graveyard on the site.

They began painstakingly removing and cataloguing the bones following the discovery yesterday. The news follows a similar discovery in Constitution Street in May.

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