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2. Several more of the large timber posts, first found in 2006 and dated to the early second century, were uncovered both to the west and east of previously excavated areas. Their distinctive arrangement appeared to continue. A single row of posts formed the outer, northern, wall. One of these had again been cross-braced with four separate oak beams, presumably for extra stability. Just to the south, lay a parallel row of post pits, each containing four or five posts. There was also further evidence for a third row of post pits, each of which had contained a pair of posts and had been packed with river boulders. With its very different building style it is possible that this particular row of posts belonged to a separate building. The main building’s function is still unclear, its flooring having been completely truncated by later Roman building activity, however, if it was a single structure, it extended for at least 65m in an east-west direction. Several of the new posts have now been removed ready for dendrochronology. By next excavation season we may have an even more refined date.
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Area B 2007: A synopsis · 2007