Leiston – Season 1 – Day 11

DAYELEVENBLOGPICDown, down deeper and down!

Kerry’s moat ditch trench becomes too deep to dig! 

See all the pictures from Day Eleven of Saints & Secrets on our Flickr page here 

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In the early hours of the morning Adam Stanford took his LA100 flying drone out into the fields for a flight round the Abbey to take aerial videos and stills from above! Adam has been getting some great pictures for us – as well as taking some group pictures for our website!

We have discovered that Kerry’s moat ditch is far deeper and wider than we first thought – and far too deep to dig! So we will be cleaning that trench up ready for it to be planned and drawn.

The Trench Seven crew on the South side of the Abbey have found a structure, possibly the wall of a building as well as more finds from a variety of periods.

Adam Stanford finished off his visit to site with an fantastic afternoon photography course and an evening lecture all about Easter Island! We have really enjoyed Adam’s visit, which has given us so much more insight into the Abbey site – as well as being a lot of fun, playing with cameras and aerial toys!

Tomorrow we will have just three days to finish off all our trenches and find out what stories each one is telling us – so stay tuned for the finial few days of our Saints & Secrets dig!

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