Lindisfarne

Season 3: Episode 6

Chris tells us about the exciting Anglo Saxon structure we've found this year at Lindisfarne, despite being nearly blown off the island by Storm Ali.

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About the project

Raided by the Vikings, and birthplace of the Lindisfarne gospels, the Anglo-Saxon monastery on Lindisfarne is one of the most iconic sites in early medieval history. And yet, archaeologists are still in the dark about its location. After a few tantalising clues emerged, Dr David Petts joined up with DigVentures to assemble a mixed team of professionals and non-professionals alike to investigate. Finding Anglo-Saxon remains at these locations will provide archaeologists with a wealth of evidence to better understand this transformative period.

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