Second week of the dig open day photos

Jubilee Colliery:

These photos are from our taster day held on Tuesday 17th June 2014. Thank you so much to all of you who attended and lent a hand!

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Pictured above volunteer Alyson Kingham has been helping out every day of the dig so far. You can see in this photo that Alyson has been working on unearthing and cleaning part of the large chimney structure. The inverted brick arch in the base of the chimney would have been to support the weight above it. We believe a flue would have been above this part of the chimney.

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Here a Practical Countryside Skills Volunteer is helping to clear invasive Himalayan Balsam from the site. Our work at Jubilee is not just restricted to the archaeology but also to conservation as it is now a nature site.

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Luke has been helping to improve the network of paths around the site so that it…

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