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Romano-British Corn Drying Oven: An Experiment (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Peter J. Reynolds. J. K. Langley.

In 1975 during excavations of a multi-period occupation site in Redlands Gravel Quarry, Foxholes Farm, Hertford, four structures commonly known as corn-drying ovens were discovered. All of these structures could be firmly dated to the fourth century A.D. Three were badly damaged but one was found to be almost intact and standing to virtually-the original height of the drying floor at one metre high although the floor itself and superstructure had disappeared. The substructure was in such an...