Thursday, 13 November 2008

Unearthing castle secrets

Experts began to unearth the secrets of Nevern Castle as exciting ancient artefacts were discovered last week.

Clues to life at the site during the 12th century emerged during the dig, and pottery, a board game and counter, and a passageway were among the finds.

The two week excavation, organised by Nevern Community Council and the National Park, was led by Dr Chris Caple, senior lecturer at Durham University's archaeology department, who was joined by a team of five helpers.

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