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Area A The Barracks; Aug 2009
Topic Started: Aug 24 2009, 03:58 PM (865 Views)
MichaelH
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13th Aug. Looking east.
The large altar, under the blue cover, and rooms inside the north wall. South of these rooms, the intervallum road with a drain. South of the road is the northern-most row of barracks/ houses.
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MichaelH
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13th Aug. Looking northeast.
The altar and shrine, south of that the intervallum road. In the foreground a wall and floor of the northern–most row of barracks/ houses.
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MichaelH
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20th Aug. Looking east
Corner junction of the north and west intervallum road. The grass area in the foreground is the top of the west rampart
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MichaelH
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20th Aug. Looking east.
From the west rampart, the remaining grass strip between the two areas. On the left the area which was started along the north wall, then worked south, on the right is the main area.
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MichaelH
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23rd Aug. Looking east. Rainy days.
When it really rains and we’re wet enough we have to finish early. :(
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MichaelH
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27th Aug. Moving day for the altar.
Wrapped in bubble wrap it’s ready to go.

Thanks Matt!
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MichaelH
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Manoeuvred into place by some burley fellows it was laid with the back side down onto a padded wooden pallet. Carefully lifted (I can’t bear to look Alex!) on an extending fork lift and taken away down the Stanegate to the museum.
Imagine the scene when (and how) it arrived at the place where it was found.
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