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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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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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Eaton Camp Guided Walk 10 July 2011

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Sponsored by National Trust, Herefordshire Archaeology & Eaton Camp Historical Society This afternoon the weather blessed us with fine but not too hot so our guided walk was comfortable as well as interesting. The walk began at the village hall … Continue reading

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New Steps at Eaton Camp

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I’m happy to report that work has begun by the National Trust on improving access to Eaton camp.  Some months ago plans were drafted for a wooden stair with handrail and self-closing gate off the footpath on the Cage Brook side … Continue reading

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Detailed Survey: 9 Mar 2011

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Today’s work continues the detailed survey of Eaton Camp.  The morning session completed mapping of the lower field and all its features. The afternoon crew began work on the top field from its highest point, “Andrew’s Tump”.  It’s been given … Continue reading

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Steps to the National Trust part of the site ?

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Here is where the National Trust hopes to make a new and good access onto their part of the site … the major part of Eaton Camp. At present, it’s quite impossible, as you can see, however it does look … Continue reading

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