Being a Finn any threat of violence against a sauna seems simply
Jari-Matti Kuusela, MA, Drs.
University of Oulu, Finland
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On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Michael Haseler wrote:
> LINK: http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/BronzeageSauna/
> Without any idea of the merit of this petition on the No.10 website I
> thought it would be of interest here.
> A Bronze Age sauna and one of the oldest prehistoric roundhouses in the
> UK have been unearthed on a Taunton site earmarked for a park-and-ride
> Archaeologists have uncovered 3,000 years of history at the site near
> the junction of the A358 and the M5 at Cambria Farm.
> The Iron Age roundhouse with a diameter of 56ft (17m) is one of the
> largest prehistoric roundhouses ever found in Britain.
> It is thought to date from around 700BC and has been uncovered alongside
> three other roundhouses.
> A mound of burned stones indicating a 2,500-year-old sauna has also been
> discovered as well as the remains of a Roman farm.
> A number of skeletons, all but one Roman, have also been unearthed after
> archaeologists spent more than three months on site.
> To cover this in tarmac is absurd and we need to preserve these old
> monuments to our past, not wipe them out so future generations cannot
> associate with their past.
> Save the Sauna Now!!