8th December: with Roz, Nick and Tav.
At the dig the water has all but receded, just a small puddle and some slop remain. We began the task of cleating spoil so that a retaining wall can be built to try and prevent any further slumping in should the dig flood in the future.
The plan is to build a series of stepped dry stone walls as we dig deeper, first of all though we will consolidate the depth we have already gained. A number of large rocks, and some medium sized ones, were moved into location and by the end of the session the first stage was almost completed.
As ever it was warm and thirsty work and soon time for some refreshment.