Week commencing October 22nd 2018… we begin excavation of test pits in Vicar’ Court no 2, trying to locate a Roman tesserae surface reportedly found in the 19thC. The pit locations were guided by ground penetrating radar images.
A wall emerges, not what was expected.
Meanwhile, back at the Old Courthouse a team is busy washing and cleaning the finds. Roman pot sherds and medieval ceramics begin to emerge from the dirt along with some tessera, tegula and bone fragments.
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Categories: Vicars Court Project