Thursday 18 May 2023

Huttons Ambo History Group - Archaeology Week - 27th May to 4th June 2023

Huttons Ambo History Group: Archaeology Week - 27th May to 4th June 2023

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May: Test Pits.

Meet behind Netherby Hall at 09:30 for instruction on how to lay out a test pit.

We will provide packs with a trowel, a hand shovel and finds bags.

Participants will need to have a spade, two measuring tapes and four nails.

Could everyone who's interested confirm on the History Group email address ( by Sunday 21st May please.

Monday 29th - Wednesday 31st May: Geophys.

Continue the scheme of resistivity survey in areas of interest. If you’d like to help, please email the History Group email address.

Thursday 1st - Saturday 3rd June: Excavation.

The community is invited to take part in the excavation of anomalies identified during the geophys which took place over Easter.

A trench will be opened behind Netherby Hall to investigate potential structures which were seen on both the magnetometry and the resistivity.

Again, if all those interested in taking part could email the History Group account to book a place.

Sunday 4th June The results …

The results of the open trench excavation will be on show and everyone who has participated in the trial digs is invited to bring what they’ve found. Time and location to be confirmed.

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