Down by the riverside at Kingston upon Thames were found the remains of Kingston's medieval bridge and the undercroft of an important medieval building, both housed underneath the John Lewis store.
The early 12th century bridge and the 14th century cellar or undercroft were judged to be important enough to preserve when the store was built. Parts of the old bridge and the complete undercroft were lifted and removed from thier sites ans stored while the shop was being built. The bridge remains were then lowered into position underneath John Lewis as close to their original position as possible.
Discover these fascinating pieces of medieval Kingston on 8 and 9 September, when they will be open to the public as part of Heritage Open Days.