As raw materials gradually run out the roundhouse creeps higher.
The roundhouse roof creeps higher, but as the diameter shrinks it becomes harder to weave. Several hundred bundles of reed from Ham Wall Natrure Reserve have been delivered for the […]
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 […]
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 gradual death of the last Glastonbury lake village roundhouse continues, but soon the thatch will be salvaged for the next roundhouse. Should be good for another decade or so […]
The third replica Iron Age roundhouse at the Avalon Marshes Centre quietly passed away at the weekend. It had been in poor health for some time and its demise had […]