History uncovered at Hylton Castle as children lead archaeological dig at site

History uncovered at Hylton Castle as children lead archaeological dig at site
 

More than 200 youngsters watched history being uncovered in a community dig at a castle site.
The dig, led by archaeologists from Northern Archaeological Associates (NAA) Ltd working with volunteers, was the latest stage in restoration plans for Hylton Castle in Sunderland.
Pupils from Hylton Castle and St Benet’s primary schools in the city were among visitors to the two-week excavation.
The pupils learned about the castle’s 600-year history and handled finds from the excavations such as pieces of medieval tiles, pottery and bone.
Inside, the dig revealed evidence of the medieval floor... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 31
Source: Sunday Sun
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