Wednesday October 19th

Final session at Quarr.

Details, equipment (including spade and shovel) etc. as before .

Drinks advisable plus packed lunch if you can stay for the afternoon.

Wednesday October 12

Meet at 10am at Quarr Abbey in the medieval ruins field.

Wednesday September 28

Meet at Quarr Abbey at 10am to finish clearing up after the dig.  Meet at the barn on the dig site.

Quarr Abbey Dig

There will be an Open Day on Saturday September 17th.  All are welcome to visit to see the archaeology section and others at work learning more about the medieval monastery.

Come anytime between 11 and 3.

From the car park follow the track towards Binstead to the old abbey ruins.


Wednesday 31st August

Meet at Delians at 10.00 am to discuss the findings from Mersley Farm and the preparation for the Quarr dig.

Wednesday 24th August

Meet at the Garlic Farm at 10.00 am in the car park for more magnetometry.

Wednesday August 17th

No meeting this week due to other commitments.

Quarr Abbey Dig 2016

Tuesday Sept 6th – Friday Sept 23rd

Sunday and Monday are days off.  A few people will be involved setting up on 5th and packing up on 24th.

If you wish to join us please let Helen know of your availability at

You don’t need to dig every day and it doesn’t matter if you change your dates as long as you let us know.  I just need a rough guide for catering.

If you cannot dig but wish to process finds and do other less active tasks please let me know.  Any queries please Email Helen.

Wednesday August 10th

10am:  More magnetometry at the Garlic Farm.

Be prepared for hot weather – hats,  sunscreen , water.

Wednesday August 3rd

10am:  More magnetometry at the Garlic Farm.