Open day marks end of two-week archaeological dig in Warndon, Worcester

by Dave Sadler

AN open day marked the end of a two-week archaeological dig that unearthed a 2,000-year-old Roman farmstead in Worcester.

Worcester City Council’s archaeology team, alongside more than 30 volunteers, put spade to soil during the excavation at Mab’s Orchard in Trotshill, Warndon Villages.

Excavations have revealed the site was a busy farmstead dating back at least 1,800 years to the second century AD.

Roman pottery finds include mixing bowls, tankards, fine tableware, a Roman building brick as well as a small amount of animal bone and even a sheep’s tooth.

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