Merton Priory Plans Revealed

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 / Projects

Merton Priory Trust releases plans on 1 August 2012 for the most subtle, surreal piece of community archaeology yet. It involves taking down a wall, lifting some finishes, and allowing a previous building footprint and logic to shine through. And a bit more…

“It’s like a mega-version of lifting a rug and finding a tile pattern underneath. A pattern involving William Morris and Thomas Becket, and the first statute in the statute book of England”

Marcus Beale

For a good briefing see Current Archaeology August 2012.