Medieval site in Wellington

A medieval site has been unearthed by archaeologists at a new housing development in Wellington, Somerset.

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Full report: Medieval site uncovered in Wellington

A medieval site has been unearthed by archaeologists at a new housing development in Somerset.

Excavations at Longforth Farm in Wellington have uncovered the remains of stone foundations in a pattern which suggests there may have been a series of buildings on the site set around courtyards.

The mystery lies in exactly what the buildings were used for, as our Somerset correspondent David Woodland has been finding out:

Mysterious medieval site unearthed in Wellington

The medieval site at Longforth Farm in Wellington.

A mysterious medieval site has been unearthed by archaeologists at a new housing development in Welllington.

Excavations at Longforth Farm have uncovered the remains of stone foundations in a pattern which suggests there may have been a series of buildings on the site set around courtyards.

The mystery lies in exactly what the buildings were used for.

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