The Iron Age Roundhouse

 

It is hoped to build the reconstruction of a house based on ones from the late Iron Age Glastonbury Lake Village site. This will only be possible once the education portakabin has been relocated.

All previous reconstructions have been wrong because it is only since the recent excavations that we have realised how slender the wall posts were and how short lived the structures were. The new reconstruction therefore offers the opportunity to build the first ever accurate reconstruction of a lake village dwelling.

The last of the 3 roundhouses built on the old Peat Moors Centre site has finally pegged out and will quite lierally be pushing up the daisies. It has ceased to be. It has snuffed it. They each lasted about 12 years.

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