Sunday 17th July, turf removed
Briefing at the beginning of the excavation
A ceramic ball. Is this a toy or for a board game?
Trench H 23 July view from west, top of archaeology
Tues 26th July new find Charles 11 silver threepence coin dated 1671
Finds of pottery are getting more interesting
another interesting piece of pottery
28 July Clunch wall of large 18th cent extension on west side of house. Later brick porch on top.
28 July looking east across 18th cent extension cobbled surface in foreground
28 july Clunch wall to left. Cutting a section through chalky clunch base of floor of 18th cent extension
27 July Inside the 17th cent house dividing wall between two rooms. Medieval depoits below.
29th July The gable end of the house extending north around the position of a fireplace
29th July Finds being washed on site.
30th July First find for a new member. An 18th century bone handle for a spoon or fork.
Trench G. Early 18th cent. clunch overlying a late 17th cent. deposit of broken wine bottles.
Trench F & G. Gable end of house in red brick and beyond the clunch chalk of extension wall.
Trench f. South gable end of house with projecting side of inglenook fireplace to right.
Trench G. Foundation of 18th cent. extension on west side of house.
Trench G. More detail of deposit of 17th cent. wine bottles.
2 August Chalk (clunch ) wall cobble surface - partly excavated. To the right clunch floor with an underlying post hole, probably medieval.
Western wall of 17th cent. house and going off left a partition wall of the house. To the right the chalk (clunch) floor of the extension - part removed.
Rim of clear glass vessal, engraved. Photo against orange background.
Glass bottles : the one on the left has a wide neck, the other 3 are necks of wine bottle.
Part of an 18th cent creamware pot decorated in blue.
Another creamware pot decorated in blue and brown.
Staffordshire slip ware
Wall plaster moulded and originally with a white coating.
12th -13th century pottery
Lunch , a break from excavating
A drain appears
Early stages, under the turf.
Sheltering from the rain
Very early stage, wondering what we will find.
A new photo of the same coin above. Charles II, 1671, silver 3d
Half a stone spindle whorl
Ceramic knob from a lid with a vertical hole in centre.
Neck an dbase of a glass vial
More ceramic balls - are these early 'marble' ?
A button with a gold surface
A small copper bronze object - yet to be identified