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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!

Escomb Saxon Church
Thanks for the correction Malise, but there's NO NEED TO SHOUT! ;)


Escomb Saxon Church

... and while we were at it, we made a side- side-trip to Escomb Saxon Church

How do we get in?

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Oh ...

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Saxon grave stones

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Inside the church

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The church contains a lot of Roman stone (from Binchester?) ...

Honestly, there is/was an inscription here

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Can you spot the stepped (possible) mounting block

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And another

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A Pre-Vindo trip to Binchester
Better late than never, I’m posting a few pictures from my on-the-way-to-Vindolanda-meeting-up-with-Jo trip to Binchester in County Durham.

The area of the site that is open to visitors in small, but packed with good things, including walls surviving to 6 or 7 courses, several phases of building and renovation and, of course, a fantastic bath house. We also got to meet some Romans…

Jo, inside the fort

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Stokey

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Stamped tile

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Inside the bath house

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These are REAL Romans

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Binchester makes a great side trip over the inter-week break.