Glasgow Archaeologists Unearth 16th Century Monastery
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-12-09 20:48
Evening Times: The medieval ruins of the Francisan Friary have been discovered near the site
of Science Project, a project planned to bring jobs into the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Archaeologists are battling the economy and the future to prevent plans for a
new Science Project, to be built in downtown Glasgow, from disturbing the ruins
of a 16th century Franciscan monastery. So far, researchers have found 21
skeletons, the foundations of buildings, and an ancient well.
"It is very exciting that a treasure like this could be unearthed in the very
heart of a big city like Glasgow," said head archaeologist, Magnar Dallard.
The 500-year-old well will be restored and become the centerpiece of the new
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