Digs un­earth more new his­tory

Hinckley Times - - NEWS -

RICHARD III ar­chae­ol­o­gist Mathew Morris will be re­veal­ing anal­y­sis of finds un­earthed in com­mu­nity test pits in Mar­ket Bos­worth dur­ing the sum­mer at an event at the town’s Dixie Gram­mar School on Sun­day Novem­ber 19.

Mr Morris, from the Univer­sity of Le­ices­ter Ar­chae­o­log­i­cal Ser­vices (Ulas), who was the first per­son to un­cover the re­mains of the last Plan­ta­genet king in a car park in Le­ices­ter, has been pro­cess­ing finds from the vol­un­teer com­mu­nity digs around the town ear­lier this year.

A dis­play of the finds will be on dis­play be­tween 2pm and 3pm af­ter which Mr Morris will present his feed­back.

Gemma Tallis, project of­fi­cer for the com­mu­nity dig scheme known as Bos­worth Links, said: “From a first glimpse, new in­for­ma­tion has come to light which will tell us more about Mar­ket Bos­worth’s al­ready rich her­itage and his­tory.

“We are very ex­cited about the re­sults in­deed.”

The event will also be used to an­nounce dates and de­tails of fur­ther planned ex­ca­va­tions to be car­ried out in 2018.

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