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Nettleham Bishops Meadow Community Dig 2016

Volunteers Nikki, Clare and Dawn get started.
Volunteers Nikki, Clare and Dawn get started.
Heritage Association Chair Stewart shows visitors finds.
Heritage Association Chair Stewart shows visitors finds.
Surveying Nettleham Bishops Meadow
Surveying Nettleham Bishops Meadow
Site archaeologist Charles Simpson of Banks Newton Heritage takes volunteers through trench recording
Site archaeologist Charles Simpson of Banks Newton Heritage takes volunteers through trench recording
Nigel and Stewart check the sieve for metal objects
Nigel and Stewart check the sieve for metal objects
Budding archaeologists from Nettleham Junior School get to work
Budding archaeologists from Nettleham Junior School get to work.
Archaeologist Cola Jennings from Banks Newton Heritage leads the children from Nettleham Junior on to site
Archaeologist Cola Jennings from Banks Newton Heritage leads the children from Nettleham Junior on to site.
Finds washing with Nettleham Scouts
Finds washing with Nettleham Scouts
Nettleham Heritage Association Chair Stewart Kerrison with Banks Newton archaeologist Zoe Tomlinson.
Nettleham Heritage Association Chair Stewart Kerrison with Banks Newton archaeologist Zoe Tomlinson.

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Ermine Street Community Dig, Lincoln – 2015-2017

Levels are measured in Pit 18 as recording begins on a possible Roman building.
Levels are measured in Pit 18 as recording begins on a possible Roman building.
The team at our final test pit of 2015. Roll on the spring and slightly dryer weather.
The team at our final test pit of 2015. Roll on the spring and slightly dryer weather.
The mud is so thick it sticks to everyone's boots and makes it harder to walk around. It's at time like this you need a mate with a trowel.
The mud is so thick it sticks to everyone’s boots and makes it much harder to walk around, and much easier to slip over. ┬áIt’s at times like this you need a mate – with a trowel.
Stewart with Dig Dog Alfie. No biscuits go to waste at this site.
Stewart with Dig Dog Alfie. No biscuits go to waste at this site.
Our youngest volunteers hard at work washing some rather muddy finds
Our youngest volunteers hard at work washing some rather muddy finds.