Deserted settlement cluster

SITE REF: DB12/24

GRID REF: ND 1385 3195 (centre)

 

Height OD: 104m

Orientation: WSW-ENE

 

This settlement consists of ruinous remains, mostly foundations. The settlement remains include at least three longhouses, two kiln houses (including DB12/24b, pictured), smaller rectangular buildings and large, possibly infield, enclosures, and field boundaries. Possible drainage channel with constructed banks.
 


The kilnhouse DB12/24b contains two compartments, plus the kiln (detail pictured). There is much rubble scattered around the kilnhouse and inside the kiln, which is approximately 1m deep.

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