Paddy O’Hara

Blogging not showcasing to the public another sad reflection on government austerity.

I work for Archaeological Projects at English Heritage based in Portsmouth and in the last 24 hours I have delivered to our Atcham store near Shrewsbury the archive of excavations undertaken by OAU on our behalf the subject of the excavation the east parterre to see its restoration www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/witley-court-and-gardens/Witley Court.

Crossed the Midlands to attend the steering group supporting the wonderful NottinghamCaves project must see (www.youtube.com/nottinghamcaves )

I am writing this blog at Newport Pagnell services before going on to another property in EH’s care WrestPark/for a meeting to discuss this autumn’s excavation part of our teams contribution in support of representing the historic gardens part of a wider Lottery funded scheme to revitalise the site for the public’s enjoyment. www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/wrest-park