Thursday, August 05, 2010

Medieval earth floor discovered in church in Lincolnshire

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."

Click here to read the article from the Rutland and Stamford Mercury