A big push was made to tidy up the site for the July open day. The longhall was fitted out with the new furniture and the ceiling in the Roman […]
The Walrus was successfully brought down to earth this week when its wheels and sub frame was detached after the successful move. It has now attained its final resting place […]
Using the cover of the Avalon Marshes Open Day (3rd June) Vikings took over the Saxon longhall. Fortunately they proved to be both knowledgable and friendly and well versed in […]
The gripping beasts over the longhall porch recieve a new coat of paint (red ochre, yellow iron oxide, linseed oil, a dash of lime putty and a hint of water) […]
Another busy week with continued work inside and outside the Roman building, making ready for fresco week and starting work on the stairs up to the porch. The Saxon longhall […]
Mike revealed his wonderful carvings of the second part of the Beowulf story. These will go either side of the main door once they have been finished.
And Lo! it came to pass that the wall of the Saxon longhall turned yellow on the outside, and there was great rejoicing…and cake.
The inside of the Roman dining-room has started to get its first additions of render, with the stone fakery continuing into the doorway. The Saxon longhall has almost finished turning […]
The traditional downpour arrived in time for the open day but it did demonstrate how waterproof the buildings are. The long walls of the hall are almost complete and both […]
Not a stairway to heaven but a heavenly stairway, to the mezzanine level in the Saxon longhall. Steve’s insistence on waney edge planks pays off. More wall panels are filled […]