Meldreth care home residents help with historical dig
PUBLISHED: 09:01 26 October 2014
Residents at a Meldreth care home helped out with an archeological dig when a historical society paid a visit on Saturday.
Meldreth Historical Society enlisted willing Maycroft Residential Care Home members to wash and clean items dug up from a pit outside their home.
The pit contained a number of intact glass bottles, 40 pieces of pottery and various other items which will be sent off for analysis.
Maycroft manager Lynn Ward said: “Residents came out with tea, cakes and snacks for the diggers to keep them going.
“The group enjoyed meeting the residents and vice versa.”
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