GALLERY

2019

Archaeological Dig 2019

well overgrown

well overgrown

First discovery of the well

Beginning to clear vegetation

Beginning to clear vegetation

Grass and brambles taken out.

Lower pavement

Lower pavement

Lower pavement uncovered to reveal flat stones, pottery and quartz

Refilling

Refilling

Refilling after day 1

St Petrock's Well

St Petrock's Well

Aerial view of the well, before the dig begins.

Clearing the water

Clearing the water

Hard work of bucketing out the water.

Crystal clear water in the well

Crystal clear water in the well

Taken before we began day 2. The water has refilled and sediment settled

Pottery find

Pottery find

Thick pottery from the lower pavement

Pottery

Pottery

Thin pottery from the entrance to the well

Test pit

Test pit

Flat, smoothed stones, maybe from the original platform above the well

Durpley Castle

Durpley Castle

Durpley from the West

Durpley Castle

Durpley Castle

Durpley castle from the North

Bonded trees

Bonded trees

Trees have grown together

Mysterious hole in the motte

Mysterious hole in the motte

Strange hole 9m across and 3m deep. Old treasure hunters?

Durpley motte

Durpley motte

Durpley

Durpley

Prehistoric settlement

Prehistoric settlement

Prehistoric settlement 2

Prehistoric settlement 2

Hut circle 1

Hut circle 1

Cairn 1

Cairn 1

Hut circle 2

Hut circle 2

stone 1

stone 1

egg hunt 2

egg hunt 2

Easter egg hunt

egg hunt 1

egg hunt 1

Easter egg hunt

egg table

egg table

Easter egg hunt prizes

bluebells

bluebells

Bluebell carpet

bluebells 2

bluebells 2

Bluebells

Archaeological Dig 2018

Trench 1  looking W

Trench 1 looking W

Trench 1 outer stone bank

Trench 1 outer stone bank

Trench 1 looking E

Trench 1 looking E

Trench 2 recording

Trench 2 recording

Trench 2 looking S

Trench 2 looking S

Trench 2 stone line, looking N

Trench 2 stone line, looking N

WW1 Canadian bullet

WW1 Canadian bullet

2018

summer flowers 2

summer flowers 2

grasshopper

grasshopper

seen on our Devon Wildlife Trust walk

solstice sunset

solstice sunset

summer flowers

summer flowers

sunset trees

sunset trees

nw view flowers

nw view flowers

sw view flowers

sw view flowers

board4

board4

board2

board2

Direction board

Direction board

nw corner

nw corner

board3

board3

board5 view

board5 view

huntshaw flower show

huntshaw flower show

huntshaw flower show

huntshaw flower show

Emergency action plan

Emergency action plan

Emerging from the hatch

Emerging from the hatch

Radiation monitor

Radiation monitor

Observers

Observers

2017

Visit to Higher Kingdon

Visit to Higher Kingdon

Friends of Berry Castle, Huntshaw, visit to Higher Kingdon, Alverdiscott hillfort

Winter Solstice Sunset

Winter Solstice Sunset

Winter Solstice Sunset, West Gateway

Winter Solstice Sunset, West Gateway

The foxgloves and the hounds

The foxgloves and the hounds

Drone shot

Drone shot

Drone shot

Drone shot

August 2017

August 2017

Feb 2017

Feb 2017

Old interpretation

Old interpretation

Sculptures at Berry Castle

Sculptures at Berry Castle

Sculptures at Berry Castle

Sculptures at Berry Castle

Sculptures at Berry Castle

Sculptures at Berry Castle

Shelter building

Shelter building

View West, in Sept

View West, in Sept

Quiz night

Quiz night

Christmas at Berry

Christmas at Berry

Christmas at Berry

Christmas at Berry

Out in the community

Out in the community

Michael's talk

Michael's talk

Maintenance at Berry

Maintenance at Berry

Public walk Oct 14

Public walk Oct 14

Public walk Sept 14

Public walk Sept 14

Festival of Archaeology 2016

Relaxing before the event

Relaxing before the event

Dumnonika

Dumnonika

Dumnonika

Dumnonika

Dumnonika

Dumnonika

Dumnonika

Dumnonika

Cadets preparing for awards

Cadets preparing for awards

Tours of Berry Castle

Tours of Berry Castle

Reconstruction of Berry Castle

Reconstruction of Berry Castle

Archaeology experience

Archaeology experience

Site clearance 2015

NW ditch before clearance

NW ditch before clearance

Before clearance

Before clearance

S bank before clearance

S bank before clearance

Tree felling 2015

Tree felling 2015

Felled trees

Felled trees

Cadet briefing

Cadet briefing

Cadets helping to clear site

Cadets helping to clear site

Group Dab

Group Dab

Dab galore

Dab galore

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