Update 31st October 2017 – North Hylton Field

We have some more photographs which  were taken by Keith Cockerill of the dig today.

Excavating the trench 31/10/17 by K Cockerill

Foundations of Hylton Grange Farm 31/10/17 by K Cockerill

Hylton Grange Farm was the working farm for North Hylton Grange which was located where the large A1231/A19 roundabout is today. The house was demolished in 1949 and the farm buildings eventually fell into disrepair.

 

Finds 31/10/17 photo by K Cockerill

There is a thimble, some coins and tokens and a French metal lid (March Flowers – probably perfume related).