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TCA Excavations from Space

While browsing through the Google Earth imagery, tcablogmaster was amused to discover that the latest satellite image of our area of excavations in Little Millhams at Christchurch clearly shows the evidence of our working. The satellite imagery is dated to … Continue reading

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Mike’s Monster Auger

The idea to auger a series of test pits proved successful but we soon realised that the little sampling auger we had been using was too short the reach the levels at which we had discovered medieval traces. In order … Continue reading

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Start of the 2018 Season at Millhams

Encouraged by the spell of warm and dry weather, a small group of TCA members embarked on the first session of the 2018 season at Little Millhams on the May Day Bank Holiday weekend.  Readers of this blog will perhaps … Continue reading

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March 2018 Newsletter Published

We have published the latest issue of our occasional newsletter, dated March 2018.  We apologise for it being so long overdue and we hope you will find something of interest in it, to make it worth the wait.  Copies are … Continue reading

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SSE Electricity Museum Open Day

Those of us who regretted the closure of Christchurch’s Electricity Museum will welcome SSE’s initiative in providing a Doors Open Day on 21 February 2018. Entry was free but required prior booking which was arranged for a small group of … Continue reading

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A Good Day on the Hill

On Sunday 24 September 2017, we set up our usual stall at the biennial History Day organised by the Friends of St. Catherine’s Hill and this year benefiting from the Lottery funding to celebrate the role of the Hill as … Continue reading

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Friends of St Catherine’s Hill History Day

TCA members will probably be aware that we will be setting up a TCA information stall at the biennial History Day on St. Catherine’s Hill which takes place this year on Sunday 24 September.  This year there is a First … Continue reading

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