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Sunday, 14 April 2013

Digging Starts On Moat Lane Development

The regeneration of Towcester's Moat Lane area has started with the first fences going up and the first holes are being dug to alllow further archaeological work to undertaken before the demolition work begins..

The original archaeological investigations last summer did not identify any significant finds and the latest digs, which have been agreed with the county archaeologist, will be carried out by Cotswold Archaeology and take around 10 weeks.

This will involve comprehensive excavation and recording to provide a lasting record of archaeological evidence before the building phase begins. This is normal procedure for developments of this kind.

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