Students unearth Saxon nunnery

Archaeologists from the University of Bristol excavate the nunnery

Archaeologists from the University of Bristol excavate the nunnery

Archaeologists believe they could have found the first-ever excavated Saxon nunnery, on a dig in Gloucestershire.

The annual dig, by the University of Bristol, has unearthed remains of a Saxon building in the grounds of the Edward Jenner Museum, Berkeley.

This is quite a find for the team, that has been excavating over the past 5 years.

Read the whole story here at the BBC website

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/gloucestershire/8098317.stm

Archaeologists from the University of Bristol

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