Chance to learn more about archaeological dig around historic Headstone Manor house

Archaeological dig around historic manor house

Archaeological dig around historic manor house

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Families are being invited to learn more about the medieval history of the borough at a museum open day.

For the past two months the Museum of London has been digging around Headstone Manor, in Pinner View as part of the its Excavate London project.

On Sunday July 20 people are invited to Harrow Museum on the site find out more about what has been found during the dig.

The day will also include tours of Headstone Manor, medieval re-enactments, craft stalls and displays from the Museum of London’s medieval collections with some skeletons of medieval Londoners.

The free day of activities will take place from 12pm to 4pm and is open to all.

The site is a medieval moated manor, which was owned by the Archbishops of Canterbury before the English Reformation.

The manor, which was owned by Henry VIII for six days during the reformation, is the only moated house in Middlesex and one of the few remaining in the country.

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