We are now well past day 100 of the excavation but significant discoveries continue.  We have now taken about half the site down to the top of the natural clay. In the layers immediately above this we have recovered lots of pre-historic worked flints and early pottery, some of which could be Neolithic. At a higher level we are still looking at the remains of late Iron Age chalk floored buildings, several of which were provided with hearths and ovens

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We have reached the end of extra time and there is still plenty to dig.  Over the last few days the weather has turned to hot and sunny conditions and the general view of the Management seems to be, keep your head down and keep digging. This we have been doing and another two Late Iron Age ditches have been revealed.  This brings the total number to seven, all running in different directions. The earlier ones are a littler bit

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