Sunday, September 25, 2011

13th century well discovered in Suffolk

A cafe owner in Clare who engaged a builder to give his garden a make-over got more than he bargained for when he discovered a 20ft deep Medieval well under his lawn.

The well was unearthed when Mr Palmer, owner of the Number One Delicatessen and Cafè, in High Street, hired local builder Warren Rodwell to lay a new patio.

Mr Palmer, who has lived in the property for four years with his wife and three children, said: “He was digging and suddenly they found a bloody great well.

Click here to read this article from the Havelhill Echo