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Mass Medieval grave found in archaeology dig at Durham World Heritage Site

Mass Medieval Graves

The body count at a mass grave crammed with hastily-buried bodies, found by archaeologists investigating library grounds originally thought to have been part of the cemetery at Durham Cathedral, has risen from four to 18 skeletons. Puzzled experts say the burial site, excavated during work on the £10 million enhancement of Palace Green Library, is…

World famous Fountains abbey to host insight into late medieval life

Since it was founded in 1132, Fountains Abbey has been a place of pilgrimage for millions of people throughout the passing centuries. And visitors to the World Heritage site near Ripon are being given the chance to get an insight into what life would have been like had they arrived in the late medieval era….