Tagged with Medieval Abberley

Scenes from the castle dig

Scenes from the castle dig

As an archivist, I know that researching local history can be a grubby task – dust on the documents, spiders’ webs in the storage cupboards, the occasional mouse or dead pigeon. Believe me, I’ve seen some dirty historical evidence in my time, but excavating a large hole in the hilltop clay during the Medieval Abberley Castle dig was a definite … Continue reading

Where’s the castle Rob?

Where’s the castle Rob?

Just in case you were wondering why we chose to dig up on the ridge above the church, here’s Rob Hedge, from Worcestershire Archives & Archaeology Service, to explain his reasoning… If it hadn’t been for those pesky badgers…!