VISITORS to a building site in Worcester were able to get a glimpse back in time.

People were able to visit an excavation of a trench dating back to the Civil War in the Lowesmoor.

Archaeologists are working on the dig next to the Silver Street Car Park.

The area is currently being transformed into a £75 million retail, restaurant and leisure complex, which will include a new Asda.

Hal Dalwood, project manager for the county council’s archaeology service said they were impressed by the amount of people visiting to see their city’s history, and they were revealing some of the Civil War defences that had been built there.

Discover History’s Paul Harding was also on hand to tell visitors more about the history of the area.