Conderton Camp (Site Name Keyword)

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The Conderton Construct (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Peter J. Reynolds.

The opportunity to build a construct of a prehistoric house given to me by Nicholas Thomas in 1969 has proved to be one of the most significant moments in the development of this type of empiricism in archaeology (Reynolds 1999). Prior to this time, scaled down 'reconstructions' had been attempted, notably the building of the Little Woodbury house (Bersu 1940) and generalised 'reconstructions' of Iron Age huts (Reynolds 1965). The fundamental difference of this occasion was that the...

Substructure to Superstructure (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Peter J. Reynolds.

This paper considers briefly the implications of stake-holes and post-holes with special reference to their structural and constructional qualities, and those factors which may affect their archaeological form. the case studies of two specific reconstructions of Iron Age round-houses are presented. The first is a post- and stake-built structure based on an excavation at Pimperne Down, Dorest. The second is a stone-built structure based on the excavation of Conderton Camp on Bredon Hill, Wors. In...