CURRENT ARCHAEOLOGY 101
Left: This ditch is presumably the ditch of a previously unknown Iron age hillfort. The later Middle Saxon ditch on the same alignment has been outlined in the section.
Opposite: View over the excavations, with the church of St Mary in the background, on the highest point of the town.
Below: One of the Saxon finds, a rather unusual one handed bone comb, found in the middle Saxon ditch.
Right: Another Iron age ritual deposit, this time a goat burial.
Below: Skull found on the bottom of the hillfort ditch.