Sunday 10th October.  KP, AR, RH and 19 volunteers      Continued digging in the North-East area.  Back-filled Room 53 with ash (by hand).  Continued digging below Room 50.  Did finds washing on site.  Dry all day and sunny. Monday 11th  October.  KP, BC, RH and 10 volunteers      Back-filled Room 52 with ash (by hand).  Did recording and drew sections.  Continued checking paper work.  Did finds washing on site.  Site visit from Ian Coulson.  Dry but very windy.  Tuesday 12th

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Sunday 3rd October.  KP, AR, LH and 15 volunteers      Continued digging early clay deposits below Rooms 52 and 53.  Did finds washing on site.  Rained off at 2:15.  Wrote report on progress and e-mailed it to ATU staff. Monday 4th October.  KP, BC and 8 volunteers      Site very wet from yesterday.  Recorded and photographed details of villa corridor wall then started to back-fill it.  Continued digging below  Room 53.  More pre-historic flints recovered.  Did finds washing on site.

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Sunday 26th September.  KP, RH and 16 volunteers      Continued digging below Rooms 52 and 53.  Continued digging in the North-East area.  Photographed chalk floor in Room 50 and removed it.  Diggers rained off at 2.15 but did finds washing on site a.m.  Site visit from Council for British Archaeology (SE) conference members.  Rained all afternoon – abandoned site at 3.45 – fed up.  Monday 27th September.   KP, BC, RH, MG and 20 volunteers      Continued digging in the North-East

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Sunday 19th September.  KP, PB, MG and 17 volunteers Continued digging in the North-East area.  Drew plans and took photos.  Continued digging within Rooms 50, 51, 52 and 53.  Reached the natural clay in Room 51 (at last).  Did finds washing on site.  Many visitors.  Dry all day.  Monday 20th September.  KP, BC, RH, MG and 17 volunteers        Continued in the North-East area (AM only).   Continued digging below Rooms 52 and 53.  Planned early features exposed.  Also continued digging

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Sunday 12th September.  KP, PB and 25 volunteers Continued digging early clay deposits in Room 51.  Took photos of early chalk floors in Rooms 52 and 53.  Continued work in the North-East area, took photographs and drew plans.  Did finds washing on site.  Visit from Dr John Williams (retired County Archaeologist).  Fine, dry and sunny all day. Monday 13th September.  KP, BC, RH, 4 CAT diggers and 12 volunteers Excavated early chalk floor in Rooms 52 and 53.  Continued digging

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Sunday 5th September.  KP, RH and 19 volunteers Continued digging North-East area.  Made small extension to Trench 1.  Took more photos of the villa walls.  Revealed more early chalk flooring below Room 50.  Did site tour for diggers.  Did finds washing on site.  Dry all day. Monday 6th September.  KP, BC, RH and 18 volunteers Continued digging the North-East area.  Excavated first stratified deposits in back of Rooms 50, 52 and 53 – more chalk flooring also revealed.   Did finds

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