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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Sunday 29th August.  KP, PB, RH and 16 volunteers Continued cleaning villa walls and also the dump of stones discovered in Room 51.  Took working photographs of progress.  Did finds washing on site.  Heavy rain shower at 3:50 as we were packing up.  First CLBR (Roman navy) stamped tile discovered during finds washing.  Informal site visit from Roger De Haan – he seemed very interested in the entire project. Monday 30th August.  KP, RH, PB, AR and 17 volunteers Finished

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Day 22 – Sunday 22nd August.  KP, PB, RH and 14 volunteers      Rained for most of the day allowing only two hours of work.  Finds washed on site.  Filled and laid sand bags around dig edges.  Searched spoil heaps for finds.  Rained off at 1:45 – hopeless! Day 23 – Monday 23rd August.  KP, BC, RH and 9 volunteers      Heavy rain overnight –main site extremely wet.  Extended Trench 1 to a complete rectangle and stripped off upper soil

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Day 15 – Sunday 15th August.  KP, AR, PB, RH and 31 volunteers      Continued excavating Trenches 1 and 4.  Completed fencing off the villa compound.  Filled sand bags ready for use on site.  Cut trenches around edges of area to be dug.  Did pot-washing on site.  Dry all day but windy.   Many visitors to the site. Day 16 – Monday 16th August.  KP, BC, RH and 16 volunteers = MACHINE – DAY 1      Used large excavating machine to

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