We are experimenting with a hypocaust system in our Roman dining room. We have 8 flues which take hot air from under the floor, up the wall and out under […]
Trials have begun on making tesserae for the mosaic floor in the Roman building. Stone (recycled from a Roman building) and tile are cut into rods by a tile cutter […]
The gable end of the Roman building was smeared pink from the red ochre lines by a tarpaulin was supposedly protecting it from red paint. Now re-limewashed, back to white.
Erasmus said that one swallow does not bring a summer, but we had four small ones and two large ones nesting in the longhall and that seems to have done […]
The third longhall door is complete – a replica of the late Saxon door from Hadstock church in Essex, except with a different hinge pattern taken from a Late Anglo-Saxon […]