Inscribed slate found at Nevern Castle

Published on October 5th, 2011 | by Admin

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12th century slate inscriptions meant to ward off evil has been found at Nevern Castle in England Wales.

The dozen scratchings were uncovered during a three-week excavation at Nevern in Pembrokeshire.

Archaeologists think the stars and other designs were made by a serf, labourer or soldier some time between 1170 and 1190 when the castle was built.

They say they also give an insight into the beliefs of medieval working men.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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2 Responses to Inscribed slate found at Nevern Castle

  1. James Dyer says:

    Nevern is in Wales not England.

    Diolch yn fawr

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