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Day 16 – 1960s vs 2013 – by Dom

The difference between what was found in the 1960s excavation and 2013 excavation A true British citizen may open with an assertion about the weather, and staying true to this, I can declare that we started the day with a cool, if some-what summery breeze, with the sun getting progressively hotter throughout the morning. A […]

Day 14 – Box Grid Excavations – by Eden

Student reporter, Eden’s blog post on what it has been like to work on a 1960’s box grid excavation with lots of sections within baulks, rather than a more modern plan excavation where the horizontal plane is significatn for interpretation. — A box grid excavation involves digging a series of square trenches which are separated […]

Background Reading – The 1964 Excavation Report

We thought that we would share the report of the excavation that we are revisiting this summer. Hampshire Field Club Report This is the 1964 report of the excavation from the 1960s that was published in the Hampshire Field Club’s proceedings:¬†Combley_1964_BasingHouse¬†(a very large PDF – 11MB). If you are an undergraduate student attending the Basing […]