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    Epsom, Surrey.

    Several shots show an archaeology excavation; young people from universities and schools are seen working on the dig, uncovering the remains of Nonsuch Palace, former extravagant country residence of King Henry VIII. Various shots show the huge foundations of the Palace.

    Students wall carvings with brushes; a young man looks down a well and uses a trowel to work on a hole in the ground - the Palace bread oven. Two women wash fragments of pottery at a table; another woman uses a brush to clean dust from the crevices of a stone ceiling ornament. High angle panning shot of the excavation site. Two men examine pieces of pottery - jars and bottles - uncovered by the dig.

    Note: on file is a news cutting and booklet about the excavation. People seen working on the site include John Saunders, Richard Freece, Pauline Tydeman and Rachel Clay. Mute neg is missing for this issue.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    2573
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    99.04
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:03:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:40:00 / 01:08:08:00
    Canister:
    CP 257
    Sort Number:
    CP 257
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    Categories
    Science & Technology Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Circle Library archives Archaeology Archives Archaeology
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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