Glimpse of Tamworth history as car park dig finds are revealed at open days
HUNDREDS of Tamworth residents got a glimpse into the town's history during two open days at an archaeological dig next to the Assembly Rooms.
A team of experts from Wessex Archaeology spent over two weeks excavating the site of the former car park in Corporation Street to search for ancient artefacts before the land is built upon as part of the redevelopment of the historic theatre.
During the dig, archaeologists found four pits which are believed to have been used as rubbish dumps in Medieval times. A number of items were found in those pits, including animal bones, several pieces of... read more
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