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Justin-T
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My understanding is that the most extensive period of stone-robbing in the Wall area in general occurred between the mid 18th and mid 19th centuries, so there's the potential for much more to have remained at Vindolanda in 1801 than made it into the 20th century; I believe there are references to the bath house still having some of its roof in 1700. However, Wallis' 1769 account makes it sound like he actually visited, and it seems highly likely that he would have described all significant stone remains at least as well as he described the various types of tree-cover around the site. Presumably what stone remained was by then largely covered with soil and undergrowth.
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