Tag Archive: 16th Century

Rare Medieval Treasure Goes on Display at Epping Forest District Museum

A recently acquired rare medieval mount has gone on display at Epping Forest District Museum, Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1EL. The mount was the subject of a Coroners inquest reported in the press in August 2010. The late-medieval silver-gilt crucifix was discovered in February 2009, by local metal detectorist, Craig Carter while searching in…

North Clare dig unravels medieval mystery

One of the mysteries of medieval Ireland is on the verge of being solved thanks to the latest in a series of excavations to take place at Caherconnell Stone Fort in Carron. Early results from a dig which concluded this week-end indicate that important local families continued to live in cashel type dwellings in Clare,…