The wall discovered last week in the trench by the War Memorial has proved to be substantial. There is very little dating evidence coming out of the trench, but we are reasonably confident that this is a late medieval structure and it would explain the dumps of clay roof tile that we have found across … Continue reading Day 37 -Extending the War Memorial trench
The trench in the New Churchyard east of the War Memorial continues to reveal new features, so we now have quite an array of pits and postholes. At the eastern end of the trench, we now have the foundation of a significant wall. We don't have anything dating this currently, but this could be associated … Continue reading Day 32 – More activity in the New Churchyard
So here we are at last breaking soil! We have the permissions in place to begin the dig and here is the first archaeology taking place today. Gabor has decided to carry out some test excavations in the New Churchyard before moving back closer to the church to explore the known remains there. The current … Continue reading The start of the dig!