Trenches on the outskirts of the village indicate an attempt to
mimic the Roman
aqueduct system. A public garden with an open pool existed
in the center of town, rather
unusual considering the MacThoys' distaste for
nonetheless lavishly adorn.
(Researchers suspect that the MacThoys were no different from
their neighbors in embracing certain elements of Roman culture.
The fact that the pools were co-ed certainly didn't deter
6 burial sites were
also found. It was burnt to the ground.
Burrow II --
780 A.D. 15
The foundations for free standing houses are apparent. A
distillery from this time was discovered in the
Caer Site as well as ornate gates into
Dunn II boasts a few pottery items, tankards and beaked jugs.
Work is now beginning
on a trader's home
ash cans, hookahs, & Arab coins also found there indicate trade
with the Eastern Mediterranean area. There is also oil
from Greece and wine from France and the remains of a
great hall which appears to have burnt to the ground.
buildings were earth bound frames, with no intention of longevity.
The artifacts found here are confused due to the trench digging
during WWII. It was burnt to the ground.
Burrow III --
deep No fortifications were found. Most information at this
layer is lost due to the Great Trench. Buildings appeared
to have been laid out in a pell mell fashion. A chisel and bits of
wire were found at this level. It was noted as a
thieves rookery and for its cheap rooming houses and gin-shops.
This city also has a thick layer of salt which is attributed to
the Puritan Purges.
Burrow IV --
deep Again no fortifications were found. This city was
destroyed by earthquake.
Current work at the Site
As always, the work continues.