Hobs Moat

. . . but looking well thereabouts, and making diligent enquiry of the inhabitants, I found a large Moat,. . . . . . . .  . . whereon they say a Castle long since was situate .

Some of the neighbourhood do call this Hoggs moat . . .


                                    - Sir William Dugdale, 1656   

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As a social enterprise, the project sat between the world of archaeology and that of local and central government - a refuge for unemployed people in a time of mass unemployment.


A primary purpose was to keep long-term unemployed persons close to the world of work.


The project generated paper, too, like any business. Here’s some of it.













Often, the record-keeping was by the employees themselves.




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