Monthly Archives: July 2014

Week Three (w/c 20th July)

Eaton Mill – The second week of excavations at Eaton Mill uncovered evidence that ruled out many of the ideas that we had had speculated about during the first week. Having consulted our SHARP experts on geology and metalworking we’ve … Continue reading

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Week Two (w/c 13th July)

Trench 19 – The second oven is revealed to be constructed of a concretion of re-used baked daub and clay. The fire pit – approx. 1.25m east-west and 1.75m north-south – is clay-lined. A substantial shelf 10-12cm thick has collapsed … Continue reading

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Week One (w/c 6th July)

Trench 19 – The Middle Saxon ovens discovered in 2013 are being re-excavated within the larger 20m x 20m area, which includes a third strong magnetic signal shown on the geophysical survey. Environmental analysis of samples taken from the 2013 … Continue reading

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Set Up Week (w/c 30th June)

Monday saw a large group arrive to starting setting up the site for the new season. With cabins and generator arriving during the afternoon, the field soon began to take on its familiar look for the season. The excavator was … Continue reading

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