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Justin
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Sometime after the timber levels had been abandoned / demolished we picked up evidence of a major defensive system. This included a gateway, with very fine masonry including a guard chamber and both door pivot holes. The cobbled road running through the gate was also nicely preserved, although it had a frustrating lack of trapped material on it to help date it, and had been resurfaced at least once. There were also fine stone built drains running on either side of the road and also through its centre. (water problems up there perhaps?!?).
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Area B - final results · 2009