Wigford Big Dig – Day 1

De-turfing begins.

Volunteers hard at work at one end of the trench.

Nigel has discovered a rough surface.

Quite a few visitors to site – leaning more about the archaeological process.

Lots of finds ready to be washed and sorted.

Nikki getting to grips with the first batch of finds washing.

Wigford Big Dig – Day 2

The team begins to remove more of the Victorian soil deposit.

Finds washers of all ages.

Families all getting involved.

A wall begins to appear

Wigford Big Dig – Day 3

Smiling visitors enjoying the archaeology.

Wigford Big Dig – Day 4

The wall is appearing a bit more.

The boss enjoys a coffee whilst the volunteers are hard at work.

Wigford Big Dig – Day 7

Avril and Sophie work on medieval deposits

Dylan keeps a careful eye on Allan’s work.

Dylan and mum Zoe operating the riddle.

Dylan with his favourite find of the day.

The wall finally reveals facing stones on both sides – its now a *big* wall !!!