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Caistor Anglo-Saxon building
Abandoned village of Marslebe
1) Turves removed from pit area and laid as base of surrounding walls 2) Pit dug and earth piled around edges 3) Earth formed into walls, and shored-up on both sides 4) Ridge posts and beam set up 5) Main rafters set up 6) End wall plates laid 7) Framing of end walls 8) Well-fitting door inserted 9) Rafters set-up 10) cross-pieces fixed to hold thatch 11) Roof thatched, and end walls daubed. Interior cracks sealed with clay
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