Jump to content
Unexplained Mysteries uses cookies. By using the site you consent to our use of cookies as per our Cookie Policy.
Close X
Join the Unexplained Mysteries community today! It's free and setting up an account only takes a moment.
- Sign In or Create Account -
Black Monk

Vintage car unearthed by archaeologists

3 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

Black Monk

The remains of a vintage MG roadster have been unearthed by archaeologists excavating a former military site.

The 1932 MG J2 was found within a World War Two artillery position during excavations at Larkhill on Salisbury Plain.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-41265294

  • Like 5

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
Still Waters

Update:

Quote

The mystery of a red 1930s MG sports car archaeologists found buried in a second world war gun emplacement pit during a major excavation has been solved.

Experts had wondered if the MG J2 had been dumped after being used as an officer’s runaround when the MOT test was brought in, but a man has confessed that as a boy he and his gang crashed the car into the emplacement during high jinks.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/12/man-solves-mystery-of-1930s-sports-car-buried-on-salisbury-plain

 

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
RoofGardener

What a lovely story !

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.