4th November 2019, sees us digging in the historic heart of Southwell. Aside from the Victorian material, a sherd of medieval pottery was found in the top layer. Despite the large tree […]
We ended the day with a clean packed-mortar and rubble surface that we then photographed and drew. David is hatching a plan to take a section through this surface next week. Quite […]
A welcome day in the sun, although by 3 pm the temperature was dropping rapidly and we were ready to go home! We took out the brick/rubble cut and a mortar/pebble/stone surface […]
Today we welcomed young people from Nottingham YAC to the dig. They worked brilliantly, excavating, washing finds and drawing. They found some lovely pottery, including a medieval piece.
Zoe and Jo lead a workshop on painted Roman wall-plaster: what it is, how it’s made, cleaning, recording and conserving it. We then got on with recording our finds from the Vicars’ […]
13th November 2019. Cleaned up to pebble surface and around rubble cut. Took measurements and drew a plan of the latest contexts. Main finds were a lot of mortar and rubble, with […]