Could the mystery of the River Wear stone structures soon be solved?

Could the mystery of the River Wear stone structures soon be solved?
 

For years speculation has swirled around the origins of historic stone structures on the banks of the River Wear at Sunderland.
Theories have included a Roman bridge, weir or dam, or a main medieval ferry crossing.
Now an archaeological investigation is to be launched in a bid to provide a definitive answer to the puzzle of what may have spanned the river between South and North Hylton.
From August 7-18, engineering, environmental and mining consultancy Wardell-Armstrong, helped by volunteers from the Northern Archaeology Group, will conduct excavations on the riverside site at South... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Regional North East, Views: 40
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