Newport ship artist's impression
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Discovery of Newport ship makes waves 10 years on

Next year marks the 10th anniversary of a historically remarkable and surprising discovery on the banks of the River Usk in Newport.

A medieval ship was uncovered during work to build the Riverfront Theatre.

It prompted a campaign to ensure it was preserved and, a decade on, Nicola Smith has been finding out how the story of the Newport ship, and work to rebuild it, is progressing.

Secrets of life on medieval ship

  • 29 Dec 2011