Sutton Hoo: Anglo-Saxon replica ship project to start

Started by gash, April 09, 2018, 08:00:07 am

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The first phase of a £90,000 project to build a replica of the Anglo-Saxon ship buried at Sutton Hoo is due to start.

The burial site, believed to be the final resting place of the 7th Century King Raedwald of East Anglia, was discovered in 1939 near Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Next week Woodbridge Riverside Trust takes on a boatshed which is to be fitted out to start work on the ship.

The reconstruction will measure about 90ft (27m) in length.

Continue reading - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-43668839
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