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Shakespeare’s kitchen unearthed at New Place

Excavations at New Place, William Shakespeare's family home, have uncovered the playwright's kitchen. The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has today announced that significant new findings have been unearthed during an archaeological dig, led by Staffordshire University’s Centre of Archaeology, at its ambitious New Place project. New Place was Shakespeare’s family home at

Shakespeare dig to delve into Tudor soil

Archaeologists digging at the home of William Shakespeare are set to excavate soil that has been untouched for 400 years. The live archaeological project will explore foundations and other remains thought to date from Shakespeare’s era, which were uncovered shortly before the Dig was put under wraps for winter.  Dr Paul

Archaeologists dig up Shakespeare’s cesspit

Archaeologists excavating at New Place have found what they believe might be William Shakespeare's cesspit. Although little remains of the property, the team, led by Birmingham Archaeology, believes it has identified a rubbish tip or cesspit used by the 16th century poet. Fragments of pottery and broken clay pipe have

Excavation planned for home where Shakespeare died

Archaeologists are planning to dig at the Stratford-upon-Avon home where William Shakespeare died in 1616. "Our purpose would be to create a modern record of New Place, providing us with a better understanding of the site, and potentially revealing new information about the house in which Shakespeare died and the way

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