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Archaeologists have found a plunge pool which could have been part of a healthy living fad in the late 19th century
A plunge pool could have been created during a pre-war period when people valued the health benefits of jumping into cold water, say archaeologists helping to transform Delapre Abbey in Northampton.
Two bodies - one of which belonged to a woman - and medieval graffiti has been found as part of a £12.4 million restoration project at the site declared Britain's "most precious piece of architecture" by John Ruskin.
An elaborate military belt buckle with a belt plate and strap end has been found with a Roman military man's skeleton in a mudstone grave in Leicester.
Archaeologists have found skeletons from an unknown Roman cemetery next to two Roman roads in Lincoln
Two buried infants and the partial skeleton of a man came from a previously unknown cemetery near two of Britain’s most important Roman roads, say archaeologists
Digs resumes at buried moat in Leicestershire park where Ice Age hunter-gatherers roamed and Lady Jane Grey was born
A late Upper Palaeolithic flint scatter and a medieval moat are the areas of interest for archaeologists returning to the 850-acre Bradgate Park in Leicestershire.
Lower half of Parliamentarian captain's Civil War body could be exhumed by archaeologists at Nottingham Castle
Experts hope to expose the remainder of a human skeleton and reunite it with the area from the chest upwards in a new excavation following the original discovery in 1978.
Object of the Week: The news sheets relating the King's surrender days after the fall of Newark in the English Civil War
In May 1646, news sheets - now held in the town's National Civil War - confirmed that Newark had been taken during a Civil War clash between the Parliamentary and Royalist forces.
The horse which defied outsider odds to win the Grand National more than a century ago has been honoured with a plaque in Leicestershire.
Object of the Week: The wheelchair of Sir Thomas Fairfax, the Commander-in-Chief of the Civil War Parliamentarians
Sir Thomas Fairfax led from the front during the 17th century Civil War, including suffering wounds 18 times and being shot in the shoulder in Yorkshire. He used this wheelchair during his......