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Images of Anglo-Saxon Sunken Hut

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posted on 2022-12-14, 12:39 authored by Woruldhord Project Team

Reconstruction of a Anglo-Saxon sunken hut at Bede's World, nr Jarrow. These were typical of the Germanic timber-constructed buildings, also known as Grubenhäuser. Usually a rectangular pit up to 1m deep, 3x4m in dimension inside, with a posthole near the centre at each end. The pit may have been covered with planks to provide a floor.

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2000-2010

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Stuart Lee

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