Archaeological dig set to unearth Northumberland's pastBreaking News
The medieval secrets of Northumberland Park could be revealed in the next few weeks during an archaeological dig.
Up to seven trenches will be dug within the park, which lies between Tynemouth and North Shields.
The dig is part of work to rediscover the medieval hospital of St Leonard's as part of North Tyneside Council's restoration plans.
The council is applying for £2.2m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to improve the park.
Northumberland Park opened in 1885 and comprised woodland areas, formal flowerbeds, a pond, two bowling greens and a play site, but many of its historic features have been lost....
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