Ancient castle found under British primary school

Construction workers on a project to replace two classrooms of English Bicknor Primary School in Ross-on-Wye, England, were surprised to uncover the remains of what is believed to be a keep and bailey castle. (photo)

"It is known that William FitzNorman – who was born in the Forest of Dean prior to the conquest – was lord of the manor here in 1086, and this may have been his castle,” said Andy Boucher, regional manager at Headland Archaeology. "This is a very exciting discovery.”