The medieval secrets of Longforth Farm were revealed to the media at an open day on Monday 8th July. Over 20 representives from the press and broadcast media attended this exclusive event, which showcased the medieval mystery that has been unearthed at Longforth Farm together with a tour of the site by Bob Davis Wessex Archaeology’s Senior Buildiings Archaeologist. The latest finds featuring heraldic and Richard I design ceramic tiles were the highlight of the day.
The event included a live BBC Points West broadcast from the site, pre-recorded interviews for the BBC and ITV, together with a host of radio and press interviews.
This open day was hosted by Bloor Homes and was the first day in a week-long series of events, including an open day on Saturday 13th July, to showcase this extensive medieval site and its range of high quality finds to the local communities in and around Wellington.
Peter Dean, Commercial Director for Wessex Archaeology, said “We are delighted to have the opportunity to tell the fascinating story that is Longforth Farm in such an inclusive way. Our medieval mystery is being unravelled but the last chapters remains to be written”
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