"Visible display of wealth" discovered at Nevern Castle excavation

Archaeologists are excited by recent excavations at Nevern Castle in Pembrokeshire, Wales, which have uncovered evidence of several 12th century buildings including two towers and a "highly desirable stone residence."

Dr. Chris Caple from Durham University described a stone castle with a great hall, and a stone residence," a visible display of wealth and significant technical achievement."

The Nevern Castle dig is in its third season. An excavation diary is available online.