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During the 1950s and 1960s urban excavation was developing in parallel with the rural excavations of prehistoric and medieval sites. Professor Sheppard Frere’s excavations at Verulamium in 1955–61 (Frere 1959 and 1971) pointed the way towards Martin Biddle’s rapidly expanding excavations at Winchester in the early 1960s. It is very instructive to follow the development of Biddle’s techniques through the series of interim reports which began in 1962 and continued until 1975 (Biddle 1962–1975). THE DEVELOPMENT OF EXCAVATION TECHNIQUES 29 12 Store Valby: part of the highly detailed plan of farms 3 and 4 at the medieval Danish site.
Therefore the features had a rather awkward outline which irritated Hatt. He wished to uncover the features according to their real shape, and what is very important he wished to remove layers just as they had been deposited, not taking away a layer of 5 or 10cm everywhere. This must have been due to his geological training. And he did not use sections where 26 THE DEVELOPMENT OF EXCAVATION TECHNIQUES it was not necessary, though in his investigations of prehistoric fields he dug through the low division walls and analysed them as other geologists would have done.
He writes: However, Hatt realised—being a geographer —that in the case of indistinct sites it would be necessary to uncover bigger areas in order to follow the edge of the houses. The break came in 1927 when he had to excavate a house site in Tolstrup, Himmerland (south of Åolborg). The local archaeologist, S. Vestergaard Nielsen, who had found the site, could not be present all the time, because he was a school teacher. He told me later on, that the following day he came out to the site and found that Hatt made use of wheelbarrows and uncovered a considerable area before he started the real digging.
Archaeology and Society by Grahame Clark