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Granaries; July 08
Topic Started: Jul 14 2008, 02:40 PM (1,824 Views)
MichaelH
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Warehouse/granary floor. The cobble stones, used to fill subsidence in the earlier flagged floor, are cleaned, photographed and ready to be removed down to the stone flags. (3rd July)

Thanks Harry you fixed it! :)
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MichaelH
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The subsided flagged floor, cleaned and ready to be removed. The broken flags removed, were thinner than those used on the east granary building and there’s no sign of any supporting walls or pillar structure. (8th July)
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MichaelH
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Getting to the bottom, of the cobbles! (No it doesn’t Anthea!!) :ph43r:
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MichaelH
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Re previous post - Harry & Anthea, :o I heared the old place is being "done-up" at present but I've not seen it recently.
Cleaning out the five ventilation channels under the granary floor. 16th July 08
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MichaelH
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Soil sampling under the floor. 23rd July 08
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MichaelH
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Side road on the east side of the granary; soil sieving in progress. 23rd July 08
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MichaelH
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Drain (with covering slabs removed & cleaned-out) to the south of granaries, looking west, granary/warehouse on the right hand side. 23rd July 08
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MichaelH
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As previous but looking east.
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MichaelH
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Under the floor of granary/warehouse (west building), no ventilation under here, unlike the eastern granary. The wall & doorway of a later house (?) on the right, built over the floor slabs. 23rd July 08
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MichaelH
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Soil Samples: Some of the soil is sieved, some not, then it's washed in a bucket, (about four times so that all the floaters, float, hi-tech stuff!)
The water is poured through a sieve to collect the floaters off the top. The bits are dried then bagged & labled. What is found in the soil samples? small bones, seeds etc......
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South side of the granary, the wheelbarrow is on the last remaining corner to excavate. 27th July.
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East side of the granary. 27th July.
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Granary, looking north towards the road. Clearing out the channels & soil sampling continues. Across the road in the background are the barracks excavations. 28th July. Yes, the Barracks!! :o
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