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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 !!!