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Highly anticipated archaeological works are set to start at Northampton Railway Station. On Monday 25 March, a team of experts from Northamptonshire Archaeology will commence detailed investigations at the site of a new £20m railway station. Due to start construction in June, the 2,500 sqm building will be twice the size of the present station with better facilities.

In medieval times, a major royal castle was situated on part of the station site. The archaeological investigations will take up to 12 weeks and will record any remains in the area prior to the start of construction. Last October, an initial trench gave a glimpse of the site’s history. It unearthed a range of remains dating back to the Medieval and Saxon period, including a 12th century ironstone wall and a saxon brooch.

Chris Garden, Director of Regeneration at West Northamptonshire Development...

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