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The final entry

Welcome to the final instalment of this year’s blog. Sorry for the delay, caused by the blogmeister’s urgent need to wash clothes and gratuitously enjoy a supply of electricity. The trenches are now backfilled (thanks to Dave B and Martin … Continue reading

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Day 26 (the last day plus 1)

Although we’ve officially finished, we’re actually carrying on for a bit, on the grounds that we haven’t quite finished at all. There is a lot of drawing and a little bit of digging to do. Ian continues to dig bodies … Continue reading

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Day 25

It’s the last official day of the dig, although there will be some fiddling about for a couple of days (so no escaping the blog), particularly up at the church where an unfortunate number of bodies are appearing. As we … Continue reading

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Day 24

It’s Time Team’s last day on site. Will we find the Iron Age, or can the director find a blinding excuse as to why we haven’t? The day starts badly with pouring rain, which is not a good result on … Continue reading

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Day 23

Apologies for another blog delay. Blame O2 and their rubbish dongle. I may soon follow the advice of Dave Griffiths (aka Steve Jobs’ number 1 salesman) and buy an i-phone. Top marks to Caistor Hall Hotel and their ever reliable … Continue reading

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Day 22

Big day in the world of strange ritual pits. Andy and Keith’s journey to the centre of the earth in Trench 2 culminates in the discovery of a complete mortarium (big mixing/grinding bowl of a type discussed in a previous … Continue reading

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Day 21

It’s Monday and we hear dire reports of forthcoming bad weather and the like. We soldier on undaunted, however, fortified only by cake and tea. Dave B is feeling slightly overcaked but rallies to manage a couple of slices of … Continue reading

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