Saturday, October 09, 2010

13th century ‘travel lodge’ found by Time Team

A medieval travel lodge has been discovered by archaeologists working for the British television program Time Team. The remains of the building were found in Portsmouth on the southern coast of England. It had been located alongside the Garrison Church in Old Portsmouth and had been used as an armoury by Henry VIII.

Dr Dominic Fontana, of the University of Portsmouth’s Department of Geography, helped uncover the history of the land next to the ruined church while helping the programme makers of Time Team on Channel 4.

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