Crawl space under the kitchen - The Excavation


Before the digging began, there was not enough room for an adult to crawl in and do any sort of work needed under the kitchen:


Here it is enlarged and framed:


To our immense surprise, there is some sort of structure under there!  It is not under the cistern opening, and there is no opening above that framed-in square.

(Please excuse the odd appearance of the photos.  I had to scan the scene, then put the images together.)