Work on the new roundhouse continues upwards with no break between the wall and the roof in this experimental design. Getting the angle right for the roof (55 degrees) is […]
Some more beastly carvings for the longhall have been created by Mike, Kath and Neil, based on some of the inhabitants of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts.
The roundhouse wall is nearing completion. Next will be some experimentation with novel ways of thatching with reed.
After the Christmas break some changes were made to the roundhouse design, including a new doorway structure. The previous wattling was whipped off and a new version erected. We are […]
Many thanks to everyone who turned out for the Xmas do for 2019. We just managed to fit in the longhall. Lots of things have been achieved over the last […]
The final top dressing of the earth floor has been laid in the main room of the longhall. Its now a lot easier to clean than before. We are experimenting […]
A week earlier than planned, work has begun on the replica of roundhouse 74 from Glastonbury Lake Village. The recent excavations showed that the wall posts only averaged 38mm in […]
A big effort from the volunteers, with fabulous help from Natural England, produced a huge load of coppiced hazel from the beautiful Ebbor Gorge NNR for the new Iron Age […]
Only 147,840 tesserae left to make!
An infestation of beasts has been noted hovering around the longhall. Blame appears to be due to a group of itinerant wood carvers. Pest control have unhelpfully informed us that […]