A fantastic few weeks digging at Dukesfield Arches are coming to a close. Blessed by sunshine (mostly) and no midgies (mostly) and some fantastic volunteers (absolutely!)
On Friday morning, this is what we thought we’d found :
However this had changed by Sunday lunchtime and the jury is still out – were there two water wheels? Was the original 1670’s mill retained and incorporated within the 1802 mill?
What are our mystery objects? Any ideas?
Our open day on Sunday was well attended by over 40 visitors, who all joined in the debate and enjoyed exploring the three dfferent dig trenches, sharing their ideas on how they could be connected to each other.