Höhe 80 – Hill 80
HILL 80 DIG DIARY: 24 APRIL
HILL 80 DIG DIARY: 24 APRIL

HILL 80 DIG DIARY: 24 APRIL They say that all paths lead to Rome – We are not too sure about that statement but we are pretty confident that most trenches on Hill80 seem to lead to the mill building. A highly interesting discovery that...

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HILL 80 DIG DIARY: 23 APRIL
HILL 80 DIG DIARY: 23 APRIL

HILL 80 DIG DIARY: 23 APRIL This Monday the first volunteers and backers arrived to commence work on the site. And not only that! We again made a great discovery, one of the things we initially hoped to find; a connection between a trench and one...

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HILL 80 DIG DIARY: 20 APRIL
HILL 80 DIG DIARY: 20 APRIL

HILL 80 DIG DIARY: 20 APRIL Today we continued to follow the course of the enormous “Schweinlesteig” with its many traverses while later we discovered the water pond that once supplied the steam powered mill – it seems to be...

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HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 19 APRIL
HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 19 APRIL

HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 19 APRIL A day of fantastic progress and more great discoveries has passed. Highlights being the discovery of number of precisely datable objects that link directly into the fighting for the possession for the hill in the...

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HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 18 APRIL
HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 18 APRIL

HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 18 APRIL A very special day lies behind us, about which we will publish further details in our VIRTUAL DIG TEAM in due time.  Two communication trenches, one of them heavily damaged by artillery fire, were discovered right...

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HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 17 APRIL
HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 17 APRIL

HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 17 APRIL Another great day in sunny Flanders Fields is over. Work on the structures of the mill/farm buildings continued with more great results. The vaulted roof of an underground structure leaves room for exciting...

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DIG DIARY – 16 APRIL
DIG DIARY – 16 APRIL

HILL 80 DIG DIARY : 16 APRIL This post is slightly too late, but better late then never! Our first day in the field has ended and what an exciting day it was. On the southern edge of the field we managed to locate the foundations of a farm...

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THE HILL80 DIG DIARY
THE HILL80 DIG DIARY

  THE HILL 80 DIG DIARY 3 APRIL 2018 The Easter Holidays are over and in less than two weeks the archaeological excavation of Höhe/Hill 80 will finally begin. Until then preparations behind the scenes are still running at full steam and...

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AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM
AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM

AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM   Today the sun shines onto the land and white clouds line the clear blue sky, it is a lovely summer’s day. Yet the hills over there, which now roll gentle and peacefully under a blue summer sky, once stood as...

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