Archeology continues at Vindolanda

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Comments (11)

Kevin Childress on September 7, 2010

Good morning, Keith. Looks like a very interesting place ... any idea what they've unearthed here?

I zoomed-out on the map to get a sense of the location. I see an area on the map just northwest of your location named Once Brewed ... thought that was amusing :)

Best regards,


Kevin Childress on September 7, 2010

... ok, I just found one of the other photos identifying this as a Roman fortification - very cool!

skida on September 7, 2010

Hi Kevin. This is the first time I visited this site and museum and I have to say I was impressed. The soil is quite special in that stuff doesn't rot away when it is buried and the museum is full of examples of leather shoes, wooden writing pads, woollen clothing etc. all around 2000 years old!

Once Brewed consists of a farm house and the Youth Hostel. A hundred yards down the road is Twice Brewed - a pub!

Thanks for the words.


David Brown Photogra… on September 8, 2010

Hey Keith I have a picture of them building this !

These places have always fascinated me, since I was a kid (just yesterday in fact).

Nice one mate.

skida on September 8, 2010

Thanks Jethro. This visit was Linda's idea and I have to say it was a good'n.


Stephen SteveT on September 9, 2010

Have ya burried the workers!!


skida on September 9, 2010

I think it was just after knocking off time!


skida on September 14, 2010

Thanks Kevin. I am a bit disillusioned with the "show us yours" forum as people tend to upload their photos and not look at the others (Guilty! m'lord).


JBTHEMILKER on January 29, 2011

What a great dig! They have done so much since I went there the first year they had it opened up.

skida on January 29, 2011

Hi JB. If you zoom in the map on the right of the photo you will see the extent of the new excavations. Thanks for calling in.


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