Castle-buyer bids £2 million for Roman remains
JONATHAN RUFFER, the man who bought Auckland Castle, the former
home of the Bishops of Durham, from the Church Commissioners, has
bid for another plot of theirs, which contains important
A petition to support Mr Ruffer's bid, which, he says, will
protect the remains, attracted almost 1000 signatures in the first
24 hours. The Commissioners have dismissed Mr Ruffer's contention
that the remains are under threat from development.
The site is Binchester, ...
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