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Monday, 13 June 2011

Archaeologists to search River Coquet for lost mill


A team of amateur archaeologists has won lottery cash to fund an underwater excavation in Northumberland.
The £9,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund will allow Coquetdale Community Archaeology group to search the River Coquet for a 13th Century cloth mill.
Evidence of the submerged remains are already visible in a stretch of the river near Barrowburn.
Work on the project, which has also received backing from English Heritage, is due to get under way next month.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-13749247

 

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