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Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Volunteers dig the search for Leys history
A PROJECT uncovering the history of Blackbird Leys had a successful first day yesterday.
More than 20 volunteers started digging at a site near the Kassam Stadium as part of the East Oxford Archaeology Project (Archeox).
Over the next five weeks they hope to uncover details of a 12th century priory at the Minchery Farm Paddock.
Project manager Jane Harrison said: “We’ve found bits of medieval pottery, floor tiles and building remains, showing where walls were. We are hoping to find more interesting things over the next few weeks.”
Posted by blogster at 13:30