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Weather changeable

Even though the excavation via the university ended last Friday, some of us were not able to stay away long from the site and returned to ‘fill the landscape’ for the Saturday open public day. The three of us arrived … Continue reading

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The Boltby Volunteers….or How I Faced My Fear of Section Drawing.

Today a group of eleven of us returned to Boltby for some extra-curricular excavation…and were rewarded by searing sunshine. After three weeks of almost unrelenting wind and rain it was an odd experience to be in a trench and warm. … Continue reading

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Group H Day 12- The Finale

Walking up the hill to the site of Boltby Scar on our last official day of 2012’s Summer Field School was rather melancholy really. Where had the time gone? We needed more!!  Eleven days plus our day in the North … Continue reading

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Group J – Wednesday 16 May

Over the Wall…. What a BEAUT of a day! Even in the early hours the sun was shining!  As we walked up the hill towards the site, greeted by Arwen and Dominic’s Fabulous red beret, the volunteers and archaeologists were … Continue reading

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Public open days – this weekend!!

Throughout this weekend you can join FREE guided tours of the site given by Dominic Powlesland and other team members from the Landscape Research Centre. There is no need to book, you just need to make your way to the … Continue reading

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Group H – Wednesday 16 May 2012

The day began in the blue sky, cloudless and clear, for twas Wodens Day fewer people than usual awaited for the bus.  The Harewood house people were having their day off, but alas I did not envy them. Days off … Continue reading

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Group H – Tuesday 8 May 2012

9th day of Excavation but 8th day of “Digging” [due to weather issues as the end of last week] Weather – spotty – rather windy, relatively low temperatures [read chilling] and slight rain showers – shower most severe at 9:50-10:00 … Continue reading

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