Archaeologists unearth 1,300-year-old Anglo Saxon feasting hall
The foundations of a huge Anglo-Saxon feasting hall, the first to be discovered in more than 30 years, has been found below a village green in Kent.
The hall, where a king and his warriors would have enjoyed epic days-long feasts, has laid just inches underground for 1,300 years.
A team from the University of Reading working with villagers and local archaeologists made the exceptional discovery in Lyminge, Kent.
At 69 feet by 28 feet, the hall would have been an impressive structure with room for at least 60 people....
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