Dig into his­tory

The Galloway News - - NEWS -

Vol­un­teers are be­ing in­vited to join ar­chae­ol­o­gists for a dig at a site near Cas­tle Dou­glas.

Ex­ca­va­tions on Port Hill, across the Dee from Th­reave Cas­tle, will take place to­mor­row and Satur­day.

Ar­chae­o­log­i­cal works will in­volve dig­ging test pits to look for arte­facts and other traces of pos­si­ble camps.

Park­ing is avail­able at the main car park for Th­reave Cas­tle. Direc­tions to the dig site will be sign­posted. Vol­un­teers should take wa­ter­proof clothes and a packed lunch. Book on­line at: https://www.nts.org.uk/ visit/places/th­reave-gar­den/ events or in the shop at Th­reave Vis­i­tor Cen­tre.

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