Anita, Bryan, Len and Bridget working in Trench 1
The main discovery in Trench 1 was that the culvert had been inserted into the rubble fill. It is likely that the rubble filled a large ditch heading towards the castle, and the culvert had be constructed to improve drainage.
Leo and Rowan working in Trench 2
All that remained to be done in Trench 2 was to record and backfill it. However, Leo managed to recover a fine collection of 18th century pottery from the rubble layer!
The next blog will sum up the four days of digging!