November 30, 2021

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An 850-year-old 'industrial scale' tannery was discovered in a monastery in medieval England

An 850-year-old ‘industrial scale’ tannery was discovered in a monastery in medieval England

Fountain Abbey was built in 1132 in North Yorkshire. According to the Daily Mail tabloid, the researchers wanted to understand the appearance of the “bowling alley”-shaped land on the east side of the monastery.

In examining the ruins by radar penetrating the ground, the site was the site of two large stone buildings, each about 16 meters wide. They were surrounded by wells, reservoirs and other structures.