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West Bailey, Corfe, Day 5 The Burial Ground

A day to take photographs, make scale drawings and polish the archaeological record. This will be the residue of our days once the trenches ..and eventually we are gone. 1,113 more words

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West Bailey Corfe Day 4 Into the Garden

We had to cope without Ray, our front of house manager. Although irreplaceable, we did our best by rapidly annotating our illustrations with marker pen. Still very hot but a bit of a breeze so carefully placed Purbeck limestone rocks to hold the interpretation in place. 303 more words

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West Bailey, Corfe Day 3 Both Sides Now

Ben returned to his trench today. He had researched on line and the bottle was typical of a Ginger Beer bottle manufactured by Schweppes in the 1930s. 362 more words

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West Bailey Corfe Day 2 Ben's Bottle

Today, Andy brought up the gazebo, bollards and information sign and we broke open the string and 6 inch nails and marked out the two trenches. 216 more words

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Remote Sensing in Corfe's West Bailey

Thomas Bond of Tynham first dug in the West Bailey. Writing in 1883 he said “Some diggings which, by kind permission of the owner, W.R.Bankes Esq. 314 more words

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Welcome to the Constable's House, Corfe Castle

The National Trust SW is in the midst of CBA Archaeology Festival.

Tomorrow we are in the West Bailey, Corfe Castle. A geophysical survey and evaluation excavations are needed and have been saved for the Festival. 210 more words

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Corfe Castle


It might be a¬†childhood fascination Disney is to be blamed for but I do like castles. Even if¬†there isn’t that much left of them, like it is the case with Corfe Castle. 325 more words