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Open Day for Durrington Big Dig is a Hit

Local residents and school children alike enjoyed the open day at the newly discovered Roman settlement at Durrington.

Durrington Romano-British excavations Open DayDurrington Romano-British excavations Open Day

Children aged between 6 and 9 years old from schools in both Durrington and Amesbury took the opportunity to see for themselves what digging for the past is like. They had a guided tour of the site and handled some of the Roman finds from the dig. The chance to wear a replica Roman helmet was a big hit!

Archaeologist Steve Thompson talks to visitors to out excavations at Durrington, WiltshireArchaeologist Steve Thompson talks to visitors to out excavations at Durrington, Wiltshire

After the school visits were over it was the turn of local families to come on the guided tours that were put on at the end of the working day. Some people enjoyed it so much that they came back a second time.

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