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REcovery of Roman roof timbers - WHitehall Farm

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  • Beth and Bob Matney
    I thought some others might be interested in this. Beth
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 25, 2010
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      I thought some others might be interested in this.

      Beth

      >Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2010 17:26:00 +0100
      >From: David Hayward
      >Subject: REcovery of Roman roof timbers - WHitehall Farm
      >
      >For anybody who may be interested a video of the recovery of two
      >roof timbers from the Villa Site at Whitehall Farm, Nether Heyford
      >is available to watch at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbkAFgWSshQ
      >
      >The size and nature of these timbers can be seen in the video. When
      >recovered they were in-situ from their last role as edging timbers
      >for the wall foundations on a 3rd C bathhouse. We have been advised
      >that they may have been reused on more than one occasion. One of the
      >timbers still has remains of nails insitu and cut features where
      >other timbers were accommodated. A full report will be made after
      >the first phase of the conservation process. For more details see
      >www.whitehallvilla.co.uk
      >Regards
      >Dave Hayward
      >Secretary of the Organising Committee CLASP
      >
      >www.claspweb.org.uk
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