Verna busies herself with drawing whilst layers of clean silt are
exposed at the bottom of the moat
Meanwhile, over in Herefordshire:
We finally, after three years, complete the excavation of the conduit
house, and uncover a previously undiscovered spillway.
Katherine, a new volunteer, helps plan the site of the former
ice-house and Sarah sets up the Geode GPS receiver in an attempt to
begin accurately locating the many monuments lurking in Fishpool
We were fortunate in persuading the National Trust to allow us to take
time to explore other 'picturesque' landscapes, namely: Piercebridge,
Hafod and and Downton Gorge.
... and here's another 'side quest' for the National Trust, a very
long trench cut through the dam holding back the waters of the Eleven
quite interesting as dams go... what a busy summer.