Friday, May 06, 2011

Medieval artefacts discovered in Bury St Edmunds

Medieval pottery, jewellery and building materials have been unearthed in Bury St Edmunds. Archaeologists from Suffolk County Council were called in to work on the site by Cocksedge Building Contractors, who plan to develop the area to provide housing.

Excavation work has been underway for three weeks in an undisclosed location. The archaeologists uncovered evidence of medieval buildings in the area with mortar and flint footings used to support timber beams.

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