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Medieval village found in Denmark

Traces of a small medeival village have been found in central Jutland. The land had changed hands numerous times throughout its history, from private farmland to royal ownership to once being the backyard of Admiral Jens Rodsteen. The abandonment of the village in the late 1600s wasn’t uncommon for the time, according

Ancient coastal settlements uncovered in East Yorkshire

Traces of Roman and medieval-era coastal settlements have been found along the Humber River in East Yorkshire. The villages were abandoned hundreds to thousands of years ago due to historic coastal erosion and sea level rise. Many of the lost settlements were thought to be in the area from records in

Medieval child burial uncovered in Russia

A medieval burial containing the remains of a child has been found in northern Russia. 'We can definitely say that this child was not ordinary,' he said. 'He or she was from some wealthy family, judging by the things laid in the grave. The parents could afford quite expensive things, especially

18th-century plague victims uncovered in medieval cemetery

The remains of three people who may have died of plague have been uncovered at the site of a medieval cemetery in Poland. Archaeologists discovered the remains of victims of the plague epidemic of the early 18th century during the excavations in ?ródka, Pozna?. Until now, scientists were only finding burials

14th-century abbey wall unearthed in England

A medieval abbey wall has been unearthed in the West Midlands of England. The well-preserved section of wall, which is more than 650 years-old, was discovered by archaeologist Jamie Wilkins from Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service in March whilst construction work was being carried out. Abbot William de Chyryton ordered the wall

Medieval sword recovered from peat bog

A medieval sword has been recovered from a peat bog in Poland. Completely preserved medieval sword from the 14th century has been discovered at a peat bog near Hrubieszów. The finder donated the artefact to the local Fr. Stanis?aw Staszic Museum. "This is a unique find in the region" - said

Medieval castle found in Poland

The remains of a 14th-century castle has been found on an island in the Czerna Wielka River in Poland. The castle we have discovered has been known only from medieval documents, because the area where the ruins are located is on the military training ground used until the 1990s" - told

Medieval kiln unearthed in England

A rare medieval pottery kiln has been found in southeastern England. The kiln would have been stoked by wood from nearby trees to produce water pots, for example. Mr Crummy said while about 40 Roman kilns had been found around Colchester this one, which is well preserved, is a rare find in