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Henge clearance May 2017

The start of the day - plenty to do.
The start of the day - plenty to do.
There's an archaeologist hiding behind the gorse!
There's an archaeologist hiding behind the gorse!
This heap became 2m high and twice as long!
This heap became 2m high and twice as long!
Gradually ditch features begin to show.
Gradually ditch features begin to show.
Looking better, the strimmers had had the easy bit!
Looking better, the strimmers had had the easy bit!
Gradually more features become visible.
Gradually more features become visible.
Our thanks to the drone pilot, Gav Smith for these aerial views during the morning.
Our thanks to the drone pilot, Gav Smith for these aerial views during the morning.
By the end of the afternoon a major improvement with just a small section of gorse still to remove.
By the end of the afternoon a major improvement with just a small section of gorse still to remove.
A new feature has now been exposed in the centre which will require further study.
A new feature has now been exposed in the centre which will require further study.
So ended a very rewarding day and we managed to avoid being attacked by the tigers (garden) aka woolly bear.
So ended a very rewarding day and we managed to avoid being attacked by the tigers (garden) aka woolly bear.
See what I mean! Garden Tiger moth caterpillar aka
See what I mean! Garden Tiger moth caterpillar aka "Woolly Bear"
The following photos were taken by the archaeologists
The following photos were taken by the archaeologists
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