Malton Museum lecture 15th November 2017

Friends of Malton Museum lecture on Wednesday 15th November at 7.30 pm in the Library, East Wing, Malton School, Middlecave Road, Malton

Marcus Jecock (Senior Investigator, Historic Places Investigation Team, North Research Group) will give a talk on the Hanging Grimston Community Archaeology Project.

Admission is free to Friends, others are welcome at a charge of £3.

The Friends say:-

The Hanging Grimston Community Archaeology Project was set up to investigate the earthwork remains of the deserted medieval village of Hanging Grimston, situated on the western edge of the Yorkshire Wolds, near Kirby Underdale. The general plan of the medieval village is known from the earthworks, but geophysical survey and to date three seasons of excavation are revealing much more detail of the site’s history. We now know that Hanging Grimston started life as a late Iron Age/Romano-British ‘ladder settlement’ and ended up as a Tudor mansion belonging to the Bourchier family of Beningborough Hall. The project is a joint venture of the High Wolds Heritage Group and the Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society.

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