In my youth I was told that all saw pits should be entered on SMRs as
they are unique to England and former English colonies e g North
a) Is this true? I have seen a reconstruction of galleons being built in
Spain in the 16th century using saw pits - was this a mistake?
b) What are the earliest saw pits? There was a report in 1981 of three
Roman saw pits being found at Castleford Roman fort