Heritage centre welcomes new model exhibit

A model of the Brigg Raft pictured on arrival in the town's new Heritage Centre at the Angel. 
From the left - Harvey Rudkin, Chairman of the Northern Lincolnshire Rural Local Action Group, Rose Nicholson Collections Manager for North Lincolnshire Museum Services and Coun Rob Waltham.

A model of the Brigg Raft pictured on arrival in the town's new Heritage Centre at the Angel. From the left - Harvey Rudkin, Chairman of the Northern Lincolnshire Rural Local Action Group, Rose Nicholson Collections Manager for North Lincolnshire Museum Services and Coun Rob Waltham.

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The bronze age raft is believed to date from around 600bc

It was originally discovered in the late 1800s, but recovered.

The raft was finally uncovered again in the 1970s and salvaged

 

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