1000 Year Old Anchor Found In Dig

The archaeological dig that is currently taking place on-site has unearthed yet another amazing find. This time the team have found a primitive ship anchor that experts believe could have come from a late Saxon fishing boat, making it potentially 1000 years old.

The dig has already led to the discovery of a number of exciting items including a complete 15th century mercury jar, which experts believe was possibly used for treating syphilis and leprosy, a 14th century stone ball and a plate featuring a bare breasted woman. The origins of the plate are currently unknown with some experts suggesting it could be from Pisa or Amsterdam.

You can read more about the archaeological dig here.

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