Post-medieval pits lined with horn cores were extremely common in
London. Indeed they may have been used in the tanning process but
they may have had other purposes. Best to keep an open mind.
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Subject: SPAM:Re: [BRITARCH] Stone-lined tanning pits
I don't know about stone-lined tanning pits, but at a London site,
'Pre-Construct Archaeology' excavated pits lined with horn cores - this
was hypothesised as being concerned with the tanning process.
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