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DV Zoom - Archaeologists' Finds Room: Medieval Discoveries - Shared screen with speaker view
Dig Ventures
04:03
Hello early birds! We'll get started on the hour :)
Dig Ventures
04:09
How is everyone doing today?
Hilary Wears
05:06
Hi, how are you all? been a cold wet grey day in London
Dig Ventures
05:25
Very rainy here in Barnard Castle too! I'm missing the sun
ERIN,VAIL MCDONALD
05:32
It's a beautiful sunny day in Prince Bishop County!
Dig Ventures
05:36
excited for tonight though! It'll be a good one
Dig Ventures
05:54
Erin you must have stolen the sun haha
Hilary Wears
06:09
well you know me -finds room freak!
Dig Ventures
06:47
we love to see it! :D
Dig Ventures
09:37
Hello everyone!
Dig Ventures
14:26
Hi!
Dig Ventures
14:33
Only 5 minutes till we start
Laurence
14:33
Hi
Dig Ventures
14:40
Hi Laurence!
Laura McDonald
14:42
Hello!
Dig Ventures
14:47
Hello!
JPaulos
14:47
Hi!
Jeanne Peskett
14:50
Hello from rainy Oxfordshire
Dig Ventures
15:00
Hope everyone's ready to see some finds :D
Suzanne Hyde
15:08
Hi from a soggy High Wycombe
Dig Ventures
15:13
Hi!
Eva-Jayne Dykstra
15:23
Hello from Boston, Massachusetts
Laurence
15:27
I'm thinking about making a arceolagy dig on mincraft
Dig Ventures
15:40
Hi Eva!
Laura
15:46
Hello from Germany. So glad to be back.
Dig Ventures
15:56
That'd be awesome on Minecraft! Send us it if you do :)
Dig Ventures
16:02
Hi again Laura!
Laurence
16:09
sure
Andrew Mann
16:19
Hello again from Andy in Tiptree, Colchester.
Melissa Keane
16:22
Hello from Austin, TX - I'm eating tacos, so will turn video back on when I've finished my lunch!
Maiya Pina Dacier
16:24
Hello everyone!
Dig Ventures
16:29
Hello all!
Dig Ventures
16:34
Yummy tacos
JPaulos
16:39
Hi from Arlington, Virginia
Paul Etherington
16:39
Hi all
Maiya Pina Dacier
16:42
Oooh tacos! It’s teatime down in London.
Hilary Wears
17:08
and my dinner is in the oven cooking as we speak
Pene Rowe
17:10
Hi from Rutland.
Dig Ventures
17:23
Hi!
Maiya Pina Dacier
17:30
Nice to see so many eager faces :)
Melissa Keane
17:38
I'm ignorant - where's Rutland?
Dig Ventures
19:04
In the East Middlands of the UK I believe!
Catherine
19:37
Yes!
Richard
19:53
can hear you x
Harvey Neve
21:49
is it just me or is the sound and vision breaking up and stuttering?
Erika
22:04
audio is great for me
Maiya Pina Dacier
22:05
It’s ok for me
Erika
22:12
and picture
Laurence
22:16
amazing here
Chris
22:19
Could be just you
Gabi
22:21
All good here
Paul Etherington
23:07
Question for later... what's your sense of how big / small Bishop Middleham village was when the castle was first constructed? Is there any evidence of this?
Len collins
23:27
on many of my larger Zoom calls the host asks the attendees to turn off both audio and video feeds to not overload the streaming network
JPaulos
24:30
I have no audio
Suzanne Hyde
24:54
Mine came in really quiet - I had to go to audio settings to sort it out
Erika
24:59
i can hear perfectly
Harvey Neve
26:27
turned my camera off and all sorted now .. thanks
Len collins
26:41
band width issue?
Dig Ventures
26:45
Glad to hear it Harvey!
Dig Ventures
26:56
Apologies for the trouble!
Hilary Wears
27:07
I have the same problem -band width so tend to keep my camera off and mute on
Amber
27:59
Pretty cool to learn some English history from you Erin!
Laurence
28:17
yeah
Dig Ventures
28:19
Erin knows her stuff!
Mark Jones
28:52
Magnates?
Eva-Jayne Dykstra
29:04
I just finished a mystery story that took place in Durham so now I understand the references to the "Bishop's Castle."
Dig Ventures
29:23
Fab! I used to live in Durham :)
Melissa Keane
29:45
Was there a single Prince Bishop at any one point in time, or more than one Prince Bishop?
Dig Ventures
30:06
Yes! Just one Bishop at a time, but there were 56 over the years I think
Dig Ventures
30:16
between 1075 and 1836
Laura McDonald
34:29
Was there any person or entity who could keep the bishops in check?
Dig Ventures
34:52
The king!
Chris
35:05
The King and the Pope?
Dig Ventures
35:12
Yes :)
Hilary Wears
35:17
God?
Dig Ventures
35:33
Until the dissolution when England broke away from the Pope
Chris
35:52
Oh yes!
Chris
38:26
So perhaps the Archbishop of York after the dissolution
Chris
39:21
Glebe land
Alex Saunders
39:44
Park almost certainly for deer, for hunting or food
Mike Wallace
44:50
Why can't you open up the whole site like you did at Sedgefield?
Erin
46:31
Anyone from the 2019 dig recognize the window tracery?
Holly Organ
47:04
I do!
Amber
47:20
wasn't there but I could pick that piece out of a mile of rubble!
Melissa Keane
47:30
the window tracery = carved stone?
Lesley Jacobs
47:32
Yes, I helped excavate the window tracery.
Suzanne Hyde
49:35
Personal effects
Hilary Wears
49:35
personal effects
Nyama
49:37
Buildings
Erin Oakley
49:39
Buildings please
Catherine
49:39
Personal effects.
Len collins
49:39
personal effects
Melissa Keane
49:39
hospitality!
Mark Jones
49:42
Personal effects!
JPaulos
49:44
personal effects
Paul Black
49:45
personal effects
Richard
49:46
personal effects
Chris
49:48
personal effects
Laurence
49:49
pottory
Triste Elliott
49:50
Personal effects
Harvey Neve
49:50
personal effects
Alex Saunders
49:51
personal effects
Len collins
49:52
personal effects
Lesley Jacobs
49:53
Why green glaze ware and no other colour of glaze?
Jeanne Peskett
49:54
PE deffo
Len collins
49:59
PE
Mike Wallace
50:06
all of the above...
Lesley Jacobs
50:06
Personal effects
Lisa Guernsey
50:19
Greetings from Brooklyn, NY! Two Qs: Was the site completely grassed over excavation? How much of a military role did the bishops play?
Mark Jones
50:19
I would like to see all three types!
Mark Jones
50:27
Of course!
Chris
50:39
Can you make the screen bigger, please?
Suzanne Hyde
51:01
Click on view and select speaker view
Dig Ventures
51:14
Beat me to it Suzanne!
Dig Ventures
51:27
The view button should be in the top right :)
Amber
52:26
lots of buttonnss
Holly Organ
54:34
I saw that
Holly Organ
54:56
someone found one while metal detecting the spoil heep
Dig Ventures
55:04
awesome!
Erin Oakley
55:24
Is there enough information on that small part of the coin to know when it was minted?
Mike Wallace
56:34
BishopBeck jeton - same as on the west end of the church...
Mark Jones
56:45
I have some like that.
Stuart Noon
56:55
No there was not enough detail on that bit of the cut quarter to tell and the King could not be identified
Erin Oakley
57:16
thank you…
Holly Organ
57:25
hospitality
Erin Oakley
57:25
buildings
Amber
57:25
hosp
Nyama
57:26
Buildings
Laurence
57:27
bowls
Mark Jones
57:27
Buildings, etc
Hilary Wears
57:28
hospitality -looking for swan bones
Harvey Neve
57:28
hospitality
Richard
57:29
hospitality
Jeanne Peskett
57:30
hospitality
Alex Saunders
57:32
hospitallity
Peter Daley
57:34
Buildings
Sarah Serdin
57:36
hospitality
Lesley Jacobs
57:40
Building
Paul A Boden .
57:50
Did you find more or less "finds" than you expected?
Laurence
58:48
its beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Catherine.Dawson
01:01:27
can you tell if the pottery is local, or brought in from other areas?
Erin Oakley
01:01:45
Have you found anything else that suggests roman activity on the site?
Laurence
01:01:56
it looked like a simian
Dig Ventures
01:03:08
We haven't found any other material evidence of Romans, but there have been flints found very close to site in the past - so there were probably people here for a long long time!
Erin Oakley
01:03:47
cool
Chris
01:04:37
Any pizza?! :)
Hilary Wears
01:04:53
not a vegetable in sight
Laurence
01:05:02
medieval pizza!
Dig Ventures
01:05:08
yummy!
Amber
01:05:15
whatd they drink
Laurence
01:05:27
beer, mead
Erin Oakley
01:05:28
i enjoy the fact that the author specified both hot and cold custard
Hilary Wears
01:06:42
given the time it would take to get oysters from the coast, would they not have been a bit iffy?
Harvey Neve
01:06:42
there are crop marks of an enclosure ditch just over from this site at Island Farm .. there have been cave burials and also evidence of round house and also burials found the other side of the valley where the quarrying has been exposing the bedrock recently. People have been living here a long time .. as one of the archaeologists said, if it is a good place to live now, it was probably a good place to live then
Melissa Keane
01:07:07
i'm curious -- how would an Englishman describe Ben Swain's accent?
Stuart Noon
01:07:08
Vegetables were for poor people
Mike Wallace
01:07:12
Draker's Lane suggests a pool/swannery...
Dig Ventures
01:07:16
Ben is Scottish!
Jeanne Peskett
01:07:38
I think they brought the oysters in live in barrels
Melissa Keane
01:08:03
does the County Durham accent have a bit of Scottish in it, being as to how it's so close?
Chris
01:08:38
some of the words overlap
Paul Etherington
01:08:56
Melissa - 'lowlands Scot'?
Stuart Noon
01:09:01
Yeah its mixture of northern English and Scottish
Melissa Keane
01:09:13
thx, all!
Mike Wallace
01:09:24
On the 22nd, I found a grinding stone, which obviously has fallen out of the Deer Park wall - have you looked at this to see if it's contemporary with the Manor House, or a later addition...?
Paul A Boden .
01:09:34
Were the building materials made on site or brought in from elsewhere?
Stuart Noon
01:10:00
Quarried on site
Dig Ventures
01:10:02
Hi Paul! There are quarries pretty close to site where they probably got some of the building material
Amber
01:10:26
is that scoring for where stones get fitted
Mike Wallace
01:10:29
has Erin looked at the Deer Park wall to check if it's contemporary?
Scott
01:11:13
Have you been able to determine where the building stone/roof tiles were quarried, or where the floor tiles were obtained?
Mike Wallace
01:12:41
Where have you found remains from the Manor House in local buildings?
Mike Wallace
01:13:08
Whe
Mike Wallace
01:13:27
We always call the po d
Stuart Noon
01:14:57
In 1183 there were 32 households
Harvey Neve
01:15:19
classic strip farm layout we get told
Peter Daley
01:15:44
Why was it referred to as a castle not palace ?
edna colcord
01:16:42
any Viking raid evidence?
Judy Murray
01:18:17
Is these any commonality between the palaces/castles or are they reflections of the bishop?
Stuart Noon
01:18:21
There are stones from the Manor House in the farm buildings nearby and probably throughout the village
Erin Oakley
01:18:27
are you going to perform further digs at this site in the future?
Erika
01:19:00
thank u! i have to go.
Lisa Guernsey
01:20:31
Thanks so much! Very informative.
Dig Ventures
01:20:47
Thank you! Glad you enjoyed :)
Gabi
01:21:50
Is there enough structural evidence to construct a 3-D Model of the the Castle?
Margaret
01:21:57
This has been amazing as my Browns and Trisnam/tresnam families lived close to these areas. We are now so south in Hertfordshire
Mark Jones
01:22:39
Thanks, all!
edna colcord
01:22:49
burial sites¿??????
Paul Etherington
01:22:57
I was taught by my old headmaster Newton Haile that Bishop Middleham was mainly used as a stopping off place when the bishop was travelling between Durham and Auckland. But it's not exactly a direct route, is it?
Paul Black
01:23:13
Thanks everyone - great event Cheers Paul
Dig Ventures
01:23:22
Thanks Paul!
Lesley Jacobs
01:23:52
Thanks. Very interesting as always.
Judy Murray
01:24:01
Thank you so much!
Melissa Keane
01:24:02
THANKS!
Catherine
01:24:05
Thank you so very much.
Mike Wallace
01:24:06
So many tantalising things, are we any further forward...
Erin Oakley
01:24:09
Thank you so much
Harvey Neve
01:24:10
thank you very much
Paul Etherington
01:24:13
Thanks for organising this - fascinating.
edna colcord
01:24:14
thankyou
Richard
01:24:18
thanks so much x
Paul A Boden .
01:24:19
Thank you everyone
Karen Kazerella
01:24:19
Thank you
Gabi
01:24:19
Thanks so much - it was so interesting!
Mike Wallace
01:24:23
Thank you everyone...
Sarah Serdin
01:24:24
many thanks!
Amber
01:24:27
Thank You dv
Hilary Wears
01:24:36
thank you - great webinar!!
Holly Organ
01:24:38
thank you! hoping to be back there soon with you all.
Suzanne Hyde
01:24:38
Thank you for the fascinating talk, especially because it's the period I'll be studying from September
Maiya Pina Dacier
01:24:43
Thank you everyone!
Maiya Pina Dacier
01:24:53
Ooh nice Suzanne! Wishing you all the best for your studies
Suzanne Hyde
01:25:03
Thank you
Jeanne Peskett
01:25:05
Thanks everyone
Laurence
01:25:14
thanks DV
Maiya Pina Dacier
01:25:46
byeeeee