Goldingham Hall Excavation Day Four 14th September

Stour Valley Community Archaeology

Today was spent recording, photographing and planning the new features and trenches at Goldingham Hall. Our Open Day this afternoon was well attended with several local people paying a visit to the site. Julie and Ashley gave tours and we had a lot of positive feedback. We were also fortunate to have Dr Carenza Lewis of Access Cambridge Archaeology on hand today to summarise initial thoughts on the features and finds brought to life over the past few days of digging.

Final finds washing

Recording in Trench D

The structure in Trench D may indeed be two separate buildings. There is both evidence for traditional style separately placed post holes as well as posts placed in one long post trench. This appears to marry up with similar features in Trench C, parallel to D. The early horseshoe nails and Jew’s harp recovered from this trench point to the higher status…

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