England: Remains of York’s ‘Lost’ Church Revealed

Posted by admin on Oct 21, 2013

The remains of one of York’s “lost” medieval churches have been revealed to the public for the first time in about 450 years. The precise location of the 12th Century St John the Baptist church in Hungate was never recorded before its demolition in the 16th Century.

But York Archaeological Trust (Yat) staff, using old maps, have worked over the summer to reveal the church. Arran Johnson, from Yat, said the find was “an archaeologist’s dream”.

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