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Brundon Fieldwalking

Two days of archaeological fieldwalking were undertaken in the hamlet of Brundon, just outside Sudbury in Suffolk in Upper Church Field in The Lays and Churchyard field, just south of Brundon wood. The fieldwalking was undertaken by 28 local residents and 12 teachers and students from Colchester Sixth Form College on the 2nd December 2011 and by 28 Year 8 (12-13 year old) students and staff from All Saints Middle School in Sudbury on the 12th December 2011.

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82% of respondents rated their experience of the field-walking as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’, while 86% would recommend the activity to others.

“Fun, meeting people, gets you involved in local projects, makes life more interesting.” (JC)

“It is fascinating, alwys a prospect to find something - helping to give us a picture of our history - on the ground - in our countryside.” (JM)

“Very enjoyable - good mix of participants.” (DB)

“A good day out with other like-minded people and the chance to find interesting artefacts - also to keep fit!” (HF)