This Day in History: 2016-05-11

On 11th May 2016, Wessex Archaeology announced that it would be taking part in the community archaeology project which formed an important part of the Pontefract Castle, ‘Key to the North’ project. Its aim was to collect finds from a spoil heap deposited during the late 19th century on the area covering the former buildings known as the Royal Apartments (Queen’s Tower,King’s Tower either side of the Great Hall).