Monday, July 15, 2013

‘Call in Time Team to discover Grimescar Wood’s Roman secret’

COULD there be a Roman settlement buried under a Huddersfield wood?

Archaeology enthusiast Stephen Priest, of Aspley, believes Grimescar Wood, near Birkby, could hide an ancient secret.

A kiln from around 100AD was first found by colliers in 1580 and then rediscovered in 1955 by school pupils.

Indeed an archaeological dig in 1964 uncovered ancient bowls, flagons and jars.

But Mr Priest, a retired optician, believes an associated settlement lies a stone’s throw from the pottery factory.

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