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 […]
The team worked hard today, despite the raw wind and occasional shower. Brick and tile infill being revealed, with alot of lime mortar/plaster as well, looks at first sight like a dump […]