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End of the dig …

It was an unexpectedly sad moment for me to see our work in Trenches 1 and 2 backfilled.  The days we spent carefully working through layers of time resulted in a sense of intimacy with the people who lived and … Continue reading

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Day 4 …

The beautiful sunshine of the morning was replaced with intermittent showers, chilling winds and a dose of hail; many thanks to our excellent volunteers and Herefordshire Archaeology who tirelessly dug through the heavy clay of Trench 1 in adverse conditions. … Continue reading

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Day 3 Results

We’ve just finished our third day of excavations and found significant archaeology. The volunteers in Trench 1 continued to move slowly down into the subsoil, defining more clearly the ditch we identified on day 2; this is shown by the … Continue reading

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We have archaeology !!!

“We have archaeology!  On the second day of our dig, with the help of our able volunteers, we were able to reach the surface below ploughed soil of our trench no. 1..  The surface revealed a pit and a piece … Continue reading

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Dig begins !!!

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The dig began today with 98 year old Ruckhall resident, Barbara, cutting the first sod. Barbara is a keen supporter of the Eaton Camp Historical Society and looking forward to seeing what we find. This, the first trench, hopes to … Continue reading

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