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This is the End, My Friend...; All about the Fourth Century and Beyond
Topic Started: May 15 2009, 11:01 AM (265 Views)
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The barracks block under excavation in area A was certainly in use in the 4th century, maybe into the 5th? The upper layers have scarce finds, the pottery and coinage is felt to be "residual" from earlier times. But they kept the streets repaired and the drains cleaned out to the end. And they apppear to have retained some skills, like making nails.

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