Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Medieval remains discovered at Cambridgeshire pub

Human remains believed to be from medieval times have been discovered at the Red Lion at Whittlesford Bridge.

Extensive work is underway to renovate the historic pub near Duxford during which two burial sites dating back to up to 700 years ago were discovered.

This prompted Cambridge University’s archaeological unit to be called to excavate the site, originally founded as a priory in the 13th century.

Click here to read this article from Cambridge First