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
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
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
“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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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
Last minute reminder … 25 Jan 2012 at 7.30pm Early Edged Weapons of Herefordshire. Learn how weapons from flint to the Bronze Age were made and the evidence of them we have around us. Speaker: David Stevens – Social History … Continue reading
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We had an excellent meeting at Eaton Bishop village hall tonight. Chris Atkinson gave a presentation on the work we’ve been doing over the past 9 months and what it has potentially shown us. There are several places that look … Continue reading
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