Teesdale medieval settlement to be explored in archaeological dig

Started by gash, April 26, 2018, 08:49:13 pm

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THE hidden gems of a Medieval settlement are set to be explored after a community group was granted nearly £4,000 to carry out an excavation.

The group Altogether Archaeology has been awarded £3,900 from the Northern Heartlands scheme to carry out a dig at the Well Head settlement in Holwick, Teesdale.

The site is one of several deserted medieval sites located along the southern edge of the Teesdale valley floor.

Last year, the group carried out a preliminary excavation which focused on two of the buildings and revealed a rich collection of small finds, indicating that the settlement was active for a considerable period of time

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