Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Workmen uncover leper grave
HUMAN bones, thought to be from medieval lepers, have been found during renovation work at a Coventry pub.

The grisly discovery was made by builders during excavations at the Four Provinces in Allesley Old Road, Chapelfields.

Work has now been halted while archaeologists probe the site.

Publican Kieran Connolly said: "The builders were digging up the foundations of the gents toilets and kitchen when they found the bones.