Tag Archives: Basing House

Day 5 – Hampton Court Palace – by Michael

After four hard days of work at Basing house, the team took a well earned break and headed down to Hampton Court Palace for a day trip. After a short lie-in we headed up north to the famous palace. Basing House is known to have been built in a similar style to Hampton Court so […]

Day 3 – Slipware Mystery! And some other stuff – by Jake

Written by Jake, The Northern One. — Day 3 On the 24th July 2013 at the Basing House Project a slipware tankard was unveiled in the far left corner of the excavation site. At first it was believed to be a c. 17th century contemporary piece, but after careful analysis by experienced Basing House staff, […]

Day 2 – Let the Festival of British Archaeology begin – by Callum

My name is Callum and I’m studying History and Archaeology at Southampton University. What I’m most looking forward to about Basing House is using techniques and technology’s that they didn’t have on the excavations in the 60’s. — Second Day Today at Basing house we started straight where we left off yesterday with the taking […]