Friday, 12 March 2010

Wolfson Foundation grant will help Jorvik Viking Centre put baffling remains on show

THE Jorvik Viking Centre is celebrating a huge cash boost only weeks after the completion of a £1million upgrade.

Bosses at York Archaeological Trust said they hoped the £150,000 grant from the Wolfson Foundation would enable them to find a home at Coppergate for some of the region’s most significant archaeological finds of recent years.

John Walker, head of the trust, said he would like to bring to Jorvik the ancient remains of ten Roman York residents which were unearthed at a dig in The Mount area in 2004.

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