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Archaeology at CAERLEON 2010 - Priory Field Dig Photos - Week 4

Tuesday August 31st
The excavation team now includes the students involved in the first 4 weeks and last 4 weeks of the 6 week dig - August 31st.

Beginning to get a picture of the separate rooms - August 31st

What appears to be a kerb in the outer courtyard area - August 31st

Large roof tile and oyster shells

Making accuate drawings before further excavation

Thursday September 2nd
View from the top of the spoil heap. See annotated picture below. Sept 2nd.

The rooms can now be seen more clearly as can a possible entrance to left-most room. Sept 2nd.

Rooms 1 and 2. Note cobbles running over foundation wall - possible doorway. Sept 2nd.

Some of the pavings have been removed from the passageway to the inner courtyard to allow further excavation. Sept 2nd.

At the base of the foundations were large flat slabs laid on cobbles, Sept 2nd. The stone robbers do not seem to have been interested in these. Sept 2nd.

The trench following the robbed out SW facing outside wall of the warehouse building can be seen running to the back of the photo. Sept 2nd.

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