Hopes high of unearthing lost monastery in Coldingham

Hopes high of unearthing lost monastery in Coldingham
 

A team of archaeologists is hoping to unearth the remains of a lost monastery in the Scottish Borders.
It was founded near the village of Coldingham by Princess Æbbe - the sister of King Oswald - nearly 1,400 years ago.
The location has so far eluded archaeologists but a team armed with new evidence hopes to be successful.
They will begin the dig in Coldingham next month and have appealed to the public to help them with their search.
Oswald is known as the King of Northumbria who founded a monastery on Lindisfarne in the 7th Century.
However, the monastery founded by his sister Æbbe - who... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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