2015 Archaeological Dig - Week 3

Work was concentrated on the gatehouse trench and the moat trench. The trench near the Great Hall and the trench near the standing building had flooded areas, but work continued in the drier parts and a new medieval wall was uncovered.

In the gatehouse trench the fireplace revealed an earlier tile-on-edge hearth beneath the bricks. The return wall on the massive flint medieval wall was discovered.

The moated trench revealed a large medieval wall, but as on much of the site, there was considerable disturbance of the ground.

evealing a medieval wall
Revealing a medieval wall
The gatehouse wall
The gatehouse wall
Bone and pottery found in one trench
Bone and pottery found in one trench
HRH Duke of Gloucester unveiling placque
HRH Duke of Gloucester unveiling placque
Handle of a medieval jug
Handle of a medieval jug
Preparing for photography
Preparing for photography
Cleaning the revetment wall
Cleaning the revetment wall
Section nearest the moat
Section nearest the moat

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