- Steve Baber
- Martin Bond
- Miya Bond
- Liz Guppy
- Sandy Haughton
After collecting various loose objects the team swept dust and rubble from the southern end of the hall to expose what was thought to be the original floor.A separate page shows a slide show of The Volunteers Inspecting the floor.
no images were foundThe walls are cob on top of a stone plinth. The stone appeared to be lime mortared from typically about 30cm above ground but dry laid at the base. The lack of mortar at low level may be due to erosion arising from hall flooding in the 1960s (see note here).
- in the east wall close to the corner with the south wall
- in the west wall midway between the south wall and the doors
- in the south wall about 1.25m from the SE corner
- in the south wall close to the west wall corner
FloorTraditional Threshing Floors. It’s possible lime powder was added to the floor to harden the surface. There were signs of two parallel depressions running between the doors in the east and west walls which were almost certainly the impressions of wheels on carts that would have been driven through the doors when the hall was used as a tithe barn or storage barn. Earthen Floor and Hall Walls.
no images were foundStrewn over the exposed floor were a number of small items including around a dozen ping pong balls, several small animal bones and a few odds and ends including rusted metal objects. A gallery of the finds is available on this page. A separate page shows a slide show of the Hall Floor Finds.