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Cosmeston pottery find shows a thriving medieval craft

A 13th Century pottery vessel found in the Vale of Glamorgan could indicate a thriving local craft in medieval times. Several fragments of the aquamanile, decorated with a ram’s head, were discovered at the site of a manor house at Cosmeston, near Penarth. The vessels were used by guests to wash their hands at the…

Amateur archaeologists discover lost medieval village

Amateur archaeologists in the Vale of Glamorgan have discovered a hidden medieval village. The discovery was made behind the railway viaduct at Porthkerry near Barry. The Time Signs archaeology students are working with tutor Karl James Langford to prove his theory that the village of Whitelands existed, reports the BBC. A house platform, which forms…

Hidden medieval village discovered by students

Amateur archaeologists in the Vale of Glamorgan believe they have uncovered a lost medieval village. The Time Signs archaeology students made the discovery behind the railway viaduct at Porthkerry near Barry. They are working with tutor Karl James Langford to prove his theory that the village of Whitelands existed. A house platform which forms part…