Victorian tunnels found in Anglo-Norman Castle

Published on March 14th, 2014 | by Admin



Excavations at Carrickfergus Castle in Ireland have led to the discovery of a Victorian-era tunnel found into the Great Hall.

He said archaeologists were surprised to discover parts of a 19th-century tunnel extending into the area where the medieval Great Hall once stood.

The Victorian features have disturbed earlier deposits and are allowing archaeologists to dig a little deeper into the site and uncover substantial remains of what look like medieval walls.

Mr Durkan said he was extending the dig to the end of March so these uncovered features could be more fully recorded.

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