A medieval earth floor has been uncovered at a village church which is undergoing a massive renovation. The discovery was made by builders at St James' Church, Aslackby, last month.
Churchwarden Chris Gudgin, 67, of The Old Vicarage, Aslackby, said it was exciting. He said: "The builders found it while relaying a stone floor. It was made up of layered deposits of straw and is likely to date back to the Saxon or Norman era. Having found it and recorded it, the floor was carefully covered back up."
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