Artefacts dating back to Ice Age found by villagers near Thirsk
VILLAGERS are going public on an astonishing range of historic finds, discovered during a massive archaeological exploration.
Volunteers have found more than 2,500 artefacts – many going back thousands of years to the last Ice Age – which give tempting glimpses into the history of the tiny community of Thornton-le-Street.
The village between Northallerton and Thirsk is at the centre of a £98,000 heritage Lottery Fund project exploring Roads into the Past.
On Saturday, February 10 organisers will hold an open day, when there will be displays and talks on some of the artefacts uncovered so far, with experts on hand to answer questions.
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