Avoncroft Museum of Buildings Iron Age Project

Author(s): Peter J. Reynolds

Year: 1972


The booklet presents three types of houses of the Iron Age in Britain: The Canderton Round house, The Glastonburg Round House, and the Breiddin Round House. It demonstrates issues and advantages of the structures of the different houses. Beside houses, also ditches, palisades, and ramparts are discussed shortly. The experiments done in and around these houses included all domestic and agricultural tasks like weaving and sowing out crops.

Cite this Record

Avoncroft Museum of Buildings Iron Age Project. Peter J. Reynolds. Bromsgrove, Worcestershire: The Avoncroft Museum of Buildings. 1972 ( tDAR id: 420466) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8420466

This Resource is Part of the Following Collections

URL: http://butser.org.uk/

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): EXARC Experimental Archaeology Collection Manager

Record Identifiers

ExArc Id(s): 6655


Rights & Attribution: Christine Shaw contributed a copy of this document to the collection. EXARC thanks her for her dedication for preserving the Butser Ancient Farm Archive.

General Note: More information about the Butser Ancient Farm Archive and this document can be found at Butser.org.uk.

Rights & Attribution: The information in this record was originally compiled by Dr. Roeland Paardekooper, EXARC Director.

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