Greater Ancestors

World Museum

Castle Garth, Giant Jaw and foot

Castle Garth, Giant Jaw and foot Thirsk’s “Saxon Giant” The foot and parts of the skull were recovered during excavations of a Saxon burial ground at Castle Garth, near the museum, Measurements of the leg bones show that the person stood nearly seven feet tall. Thirsk’s Saxon Giant can be seen in the Reynolds Room on the first floor of the museum.


Research done by Rephaim23