Bones discovered in Peak District cave

HUMAN remains dating back 3,500 years have been discovered in a cavern in the Peak District.

Part of a shin bone belonging to a Bronze Age human was found in a chamber towards the top of Blue John Cavern in Castleton by a group surveying all the Castleton caves as part of a project to produce a 3D model.

They found the four-inch section of tibia, along with an antler and a dog’s skull.

Specialist carbon dating tests have revealed the human bone is around 3,500 years old.

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