Day 12

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The excavation work of our volunteers is done now with the exception of putting the turf back after backfilling.  That will take place next week. Today’s work by our professional archaeologists from Herefordshire Archaeology consisted of completing the stratigraphic analysis, … Continue reading

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Day 11

With the cooler overcast weather of the morning, we were able to make good progress in Trench 2.  The natural glacial till rocks of the sides of the ditch were further defined and a layer of fine dark clay fill … Continue reading

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Day 10

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Work today was made extremely difficult by the high heat and strong sun.  In Trench 1, particularly, the depth of several metres and sun shining off the surface of the ditch sides made the temperatures even higher than on the … Continue reading

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Day 9

The sunshine and summer weather were beautiful at Eaton Camp today, but made working in our trenches very hot.  Nevertheless, our volunteers again did splendid work.  In Trench 1, the area revealing the bottom of the pit was expanded in … Continue reading

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Day 8

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Today was an amazing day for all involved in both Trench 1 and Trench 2.  There were significant finds in both locations.  You never know from one trowel scrape to the next what you’ll find.  In Trench 1 we’re opening … Continue reading

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Dig continues …

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Just a reminder that our dig is going on at Eaton Camp.  We are nearing the final stages of our work and our excavations have been very successful.  We have found both ditches that we wanted to date and explore … Continue reading

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Day 7

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Day 7 of our excavations began with some clean up work in Trench 1.  There were no new finds there to report today.  The remainder of the day was spent at Trench 2.  With the plough soil removed yesterday, we … Continue reading

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