Saturday, 16 October 2010

Wayland Earthwork Field Trip - Sat, 30th Oct - Fully Booked

This field trip is now fully booked all those who applied up till 1pm on 27th Oct have a place. We will be meeting in Gt Cressingham church porch at 10.30am. Please bring your wellies it could be very wet underfoot.

Wayland Earthworks Field Day on Sat 30th Oct, with Brian Cushion surveyor and author of 'Earthworks of Norfolk. The field day will visit sites at Gt Cressingham and Carbrooke. It will start at 10.30 at Gt. Cressingham looking at earthworks relating to the medieval village of Great Cressingham. Medieval fishponds, Moats, tofts, house platforms and hollow ways are all visible as earthworks. Stopping for lunch at the Windmill Inn at 12.30pm then on to earthworks at Carbrooke, a medieval site of the preceptory of the Knights of St John (a military monastic order similar to the Knights Templar). The site is represented by a series of well-preserved earthworks.

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