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From Aug 2006 - Nov 2013 WeDig provided a live forum for diggers & fans of Vindolanda. It has now been mothballed and will be maintained as a live archive.

Here you will find preserved 7 years of conversation, photos, & knowledge about a site many people love. Vindolanda gets under the skin. (Figuratively and literally as a volunteer excavator!) It's a place you remember, filled with people you remember!

Thanks for 7 great years!

The Old Shed
The new Hospes Domus (guest house?; from my dictionary)
No gloopy boots in here Harry & ne clarts in heor either kidda. :ph43r:

The Old Shed
The new SHED.
Can this wonderful structure really be called Ö a shed?.
Insulated, d. glazed, rural position, wonderful views, etc. I could live in it, but the old shed had a certain character and used look about it.
Finishing off work still in progress, the patio isnít finished Duncan, the heaters and sun loungers havenít arrived yet. :D Just as well because the weather is still perishing cold and wet. (19th Apr)
I name this, er shed??????

Early April 2008
Working between the walls (10th Apr)

Early April 2008
East wall of the first granary, very impressive stonework. The raised floor, to ventilate grain, is just below the turf level. (10th Apr)

Early April 2008
Passageway between the two granary(?) walls, note the supporting buttresses.
"Sexy walls" said Andrew. Albert explained, "I think it's because of the frilly bits around the bottom" :rolleyes: (4th Apr)

Early April 2008
Birds-eye view from the replica turret (10th Apr) Justin's area, working north for the next five years. Look no shed.

Early April 2008
I enjoyed talking to the visitors, some of the young ones are quite amusing.
One young lad, looking at the excavation, explained what the stones were, pointing out a doorway and stone steps. A future volunteer.
Another family approached, father saying "Wow this is real Time Team" and to me "How do mate, how ya doin" They were Australian & watch TT at home.Justin showed pieces of pot & allowed the boy to hold some. "Real Romans were last to use this, look you can still see their porridge on it!" If only I'd had my camera.

2008 Excavations
First day of the 2008 excavations, 23rd March, snow on Barcombe hill, very cold wind. This is in the granery area just inside the western fort wall. Plenty of insulation required as you can see. But hold on !!, who's that man in the tee-shirt?