Beads, Boats and Flowerbeds – Annie Partridge’s Blog – Week 5

Wednesday August 8th, 2012

Is it a wall? Is it a ditch?? No! It’s a…….

The weekend was spent at our A Town Unearthed Anglo-Saxon re-enactment weekend with Regia Anglorum and we were also undertaking an archaeological investigation over a suspiciously corner-like feature on Jock’s Pitch (the field adjacent to the Villa site). If you ask any archaeologist about the field they say ‘Of course there’s something there! It’s right next to the Villa’ but up until last weekend nothing had ever been excavated and surveying results had been inconclusive. We were expecting something, but as ever in archaeology you must learn to expect the unexpected!
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