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Trackway and ditch July 2011

The north corner of the enclosure August 2011

 

West Ditches, terrace and Mussel pit August 2011

West Side pits and gully August 2011

The site looking north August 2011

West ditch and gully August 2011

Working on the dig 2011

 

Ditch Junction and adjactent trackway 2011

Very deep section drawing October 2011

Pottery from Rocky Clump November 2011

Saturday in November 2011

The ditch junction appears November 2011

 

Vertebrae and ribs November 2011

Those last few metres December 2011

A ritual deposit December 2011

Cuts appearing, a chronological sequence December 2011

A double rainbow December 2011

 


Both trenches looking south
March/April 2012

 


Cleaning back to reveal those features
March/April 2012

 


Removing the top soil March 2012


The west ditch and possible pits March/April 2012


A possible ditch or grave cut
March/April 2012

 


The magnetometry survey results March/April 2012

Levelling in those features

 

Good Statigraphy

 

Digging on a Sunny Day May/June 2012

Long bones of cow and horse appearing May/June 2012

Bones galore May/June 2012

 

More Bones May/June 2012

 

Obvoiusly a good find May/June 2012

 

Rain Highlighting the Features May/June 2012

A Good Roman Ditch May/June 2012

Seeking the North Ditch May/June 2012

The north ditch found at last May/June 2012

Into the depths of the north south ditch May/June 2012

Looking for the Ditch edge May/June 2012

A new Middle Ditch, ditches galore May/June 2012

The new East to West Ditch comning into view May/June 2012


John and Mark discussing the next stage of the dig
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


Young Archaeologists at work
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton

 


The middle East to West ditch revealed
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


A nice sunny day
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


A possibble flint packed pit in the middle West to East ditch
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


The West ditch revealed
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


The Southern East to West ditch
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


Exploring an intersection of ditches
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


Carefully removing the top layers
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


Vertabra partially excavated
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


More bone
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


A small piece of Samian found in the top soil
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


Bone deposit in Context 315 First stage
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


Bone deposit in Context 315 First stage detail
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


Bone deposit in Context 315 Second stage
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


Bone deposit in Context 315 Third stage
Misc Pictures 2012 by John Skelton


The baby burial layer
August 2012


The lower east west ditch
August 2012


A Large mandible
August 2012


Cow skull with horns
August 2012


Finger Ring from Rocky Clump
August 2012


The north south ditch
August 2012


Working on the upper east west ditch
August 2012


Coin and finder
Sept 2012


A double cut ditch
Sept 2012


Excavating the baby burial
Sept 2012


Finding a nice collection of pottery

Sept 2012


The various ditches getting deeper
Sept 2012


Good numbers coming along to dig
Sept 2012


Planning and recording
Sept 2012


The curious fill of the middle east west ditch
Sept 2012


The interesting fills in the lower east west ditch
Sept 2012


Uncovering a possible 'floor'
Sept 2012


A Trackway or Floor
November 2012


And More Bones
November 2012


Bottoming out the ditch
November 2012


"Floor" Area 343-5
November 2012


Recording the Ditch Sections
November 2012


Interesting Pits
November 2012


More Floor Investigations
November 2012


More new Features
November 2012


Opening up new areas
November 2012


The Floor and Causeway
November 2012


The Lower East West Ditch Completed
November 2012


The Curious North West Corner
November 2012


The Dirtch Junction again
November 2012


Ditch Junction
November 2012


The New Area being Opened
November 2012


The North West Corner
November 2012

Protecting the features at Rocky Clump 2012

The back filling now complete at Rocky Clump 2012

A wet and windy start to the season May 2013

Opening up new trenches at Rocky Clump May 2013

The arrow head from Rocky Clump May 2013

A typical day at Rocky Clump June 2013

Lots of stake holes June 2013

Scorching and burning June 2013

A collection of oyster and snail shells June 2013

Almost down to feature level June 2013

Removing the top soil at Rocky Clump June 2013

Lunch time at Rocky Clump June 2013

A visit by the YAC's in June 2013

Recording the hearth August 2013

 

Ditches, layers and post holes August 2013

Getting into those ditches August 2013

Good numbers at Rocky Clump August 2013

Plenty of ditches August 2013

The middle east-west ditch August 2013

17 YAC'S in a trench at Rocky Clump November 2013

A nice 'v' shaped ditch November 2013

Excavating the features November 2013

Iron Age pottery November 2013

Seeking the barn wall November 2013

Levelling in the features November 2013

Nice Stratigraphy November 2013

Opening the extension November 2013

Rocky Clump pottery November 2013

Very deep ditches November 2013

The shallow snail shell ditch November 2013

The clay fill in the middle east-west ditch November 2013

The ditches getting deeper November 2013

The barn north wall December 2013

Rocky Clump excavations looking SE December 2013

A pit full of burned sandstone and bone December 2013

Everyone removing those lower fills December 2013

Excavating the fire pit December 2013

Getting into those deep ditches December 2013

Yet another pig skull to record December 2013

Now thats what I call a ditch December 2013

Now where did I put my trowel December 2013

Rocky Clump baby burial 2013 December 2013

Rocky Clump excavations looking East December 2013

End of the day December 2013

 

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