Monday, 30 January 2012
Find Roman history and Anglo Saxon remains under your feet
BUDDING archaeologists need to pick up a trowel and get digging in their back gardens.
A new project, funded by a £40,800 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, has been launched to uncover the history hidden underfoot in Kingsholm.
At the launch of History on Your Doorstep on Saturday, Jean Ashmead, of Dean's Way, said she barely has to scrape the surface of her garden to uncover Roman relics. She arrived at the event laden with Roman pottery and an unidentifiable animal's jaw.
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