Archaeological dig precedes building of extension at Friargate Quaker Meeting House

City of York archaeologist John Oxley cuts the first turf for the archaeological dig ahead of the building of new extension in the garden of the Friargate Quaker Meeting House in York.

City of York archaeologist John Oxley cuts the first turf for the archaeological dig ahead of the building of new extension in the garden of the Friargate Quaker Meeting House in York.

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YORK archaeologist John Oxley was on hand to cut the turf on an archaeological dig ahead of a new extension being built at the city’s Quaker Meeting House in Friargate.

Members of the York branch of the University of the Third Age (U3A), staff and volunteers from the York Archaeological Trust (YAT) and members of York Quakers joined Mr Oxley at the site.

The groups are working together to carry out required archaeological work.

The dig will be open to visitors on Sunday, July 21 from 2pm to 4pm.

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