Experts unearth the history of site of new houses in Raunds



A silver penny from the 1100s, a collection of lead pistol and musket balls and a copper ring are among the medieval items found on the site of a new development in Raunds.
Experts from the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA)’s Northampton team have spent several weeks at the field in Midland Road, which will soon be the site of 94 houses.
Following removal of topsoil, the team has been methodically excavating and recording the archaeological remains by hand.
Senior project manager Adam Yates said: “We’ve found more than we expected to.
“We’ve discovered that there was a settlement here in... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 28
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