The 16th June sees the Trent & Peak archaeology team and Toton Unearthed volunteers break the surface for the first time in an exciting stage of the project, Phase 2: Test pits and evaluation trenches. There will be some sample boreholes put in too!
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Areas of archaeological interest have been carefully chosen by Trent & Peak, based on the findings in the official Field Survey Report written for the Survey conducted from April 22nd to May 2nd.
Here’s a illustration of where the evaluation trenches for Toton Manor will be put in w/c 16th June. The Mill site’s full excavation commences on Monday 18th August,
We’ll keep you up to date on current events and finds with a new Test Pit and Trenches blog on this site, a “highlights” photo gallery of the dig itself, plus photos of any finds uncovered during the test pits phase.