Further details for WIRG members from Jack Cranfield
You can join WIRG and the Field Group by contacting Tim at 01403 710148
e-mail Tim Smith
What is a Foray?
A foray includes field walking to identify possible iron-working sites. In favourable cases, this is followed up by excavation to further explore the layout of the site and to find dating evidence.
View a video sequence of a Foray (16Mb) – it may take a while to download.
Next Great Park Wood Excavation
The next dig at the Great Park Wood bloomery will be on
Saturday 18 September starting at 10.00am.
Great Park Wood is off the B 2089 between Brede and Udimore.
Please contact Bob Turgoose at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01424 882657 for further details or for directions.
Pippingford Park TQ 4382 3074 (off A22 1.5 miles S of Wych Cross left side immediately before layby or approx. 3 miles N of Nutley – entrance at N end of a layby right hand side – map can be supplied on request).
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Please contact Tim Smith if you wish to attend by e-mail email@example.com or Tel 01403 710148
Dates are subject to weather conditions and may be postponed if necessary. If the forecast is bad please contact Tim on 01403 710148 on the Friday evening prior to the smelt.