Origins of Oracle shopping centre
Wed 23rd September 2009, 12:53 pm
The Oracle shopping centre in Reading celebrates its tenth anniversary on 23 September 2009, but is built on the ruins of much more ancient buildings.(Sourced from BBC.)
They discovered an ancient tannery, items from the ruins of Reading Abbey and a water mill dating back to the Domesday Book.
The Oracle itself takes its name from a 17th Century workhouse.