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6 August 2020
Archaeology 7: The Team

Archaeology 7: The Team

We thought we would show you some of the team who are doing the archaeology at the Hall of [...]

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3 August 2020
Box restored

Box restored

This beautiful round box belonged to John Rae when he was working for Hudson’s Bay Company. It was kindly given [...]

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21 July 2020
Can you help?

Can you help?

A request from the John Rae Society: Can any of you help us find anything out about this person?Dashing [...]

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20 July 2020
Archaeology 6: Gateway to Canada and the Arctic?

Archaeology 6: Gateway to Canada and the Arctic?

OS map of 1877OS map from Bing mapsThere was a major road from Clestrain to Coldomo. This was the [...]

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13 July 2020
Archaeology 5: A look into the drains

Archaeology 5: A look into the drains

Here is the trench running along the north facade of the Hall of Clestrain. It shows the slabs, which cover [...]

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9 July 2020
Archaeology 4: East Pavilion

Archaeology 4: East Pavilion

This section was cut across the demolished east pavilion. It uncovered a flagged floor, patched and leveled at various phases [...]

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6 July 2020
Hall original Bill of Materials - 1769

Hall original Bill of Materials - 1769

The Hall of Clestrain: measurement and bill for materials 1769Account of the Measure of Patrick Honyman’s New House at ClestrainThis [...]

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30 June 2020
Archaeology 3: Treasure found !

Archaeology 3: Treasure found !

We cleared an area in front of the stair to see what the courtyard surface was like. It is largely [...]

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26 June 2020
Archaeology 2: North Face

Archaeology 2: North Face

This shot shows an extension to the north face area. It goes past the northwest corner of the Hall. Behind [...]

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