FROM AROUND THE WORLD
there’ll be a couple of thousand finds, all of which will be washed, dried, bagged and registered.’
Next year, 2019, marks the 850th anniversary of the Norman landing and it is hoped that there will be a big launch for that event next year. So far, the response and results from this dig have been extremely positive.
Denis remarked: ‘We’re uncovering a different narrative to what we usually hear. The vast majority of people fade into history without a mark. In time, this site will tell us what society and life was like 850 years ago.
‘This project and dig was meant to be us dipping a toe in the water; we’ve ended up putting in a foot.’
ABOVE: The students at work on the site. BELOW: The group of students, who hail from the US, Australia, South Africa, South Korea and China.