Remains of five Archbishops of Canterbury accidentally discovered

A cache of 30 lead coffins was discovered during the refurbishment of the Garden Museum, in a deconsecrated medieval parish church next to Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s official London residence. Metal plates on the coffins revealed names of five former Archbishops of Canterbury, going back to the early 1600s.

Community dig leads to Medieval coins find

Community excavations at Old Hall in Erpingham, Norfolk, United Kingdom, the birthplace of Sir Thomas Erpingham, commander of King Henry V’s longbow archers at the Battle of Agincourt 1415, led to discovery of Medieval coins.

Iron age gold jewellery found by detectorists

Two metal detectorists discovered three necklaces and a bracelet in Leekfrith on Staffordshire Moorlands farmland, United Kingdom. The items,  the Leekfrith Iron Age Torcs, are believed to be possibly the oldest Iron Age gold discovered in Britain.