If the saw pit has no steps then it is likely to have short ladders for
access, wedges, also used for dropping and moving support/resting on
timbers, you would not leave your saws in there due to their rusting up,
they would have been rubbed over with animal fat and hung up under cover
----- Original Message -----
From: "Audrey and David Graham" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, September 24, 2007 9:20 AM
Subject: [BRITARCH] Sawpit recesses
>I excavated a stone and brick lined 17th/18th century sawpit in Surrey
> recently close to Farnham Castle. It had two well-built recesses, one on
> each of the long sides. This is a feature I have seen on other examples
> the sawpit at Erddig, near Wrexham). Does anyone know what the recesses
> used for? Something must have been stored in them.
> David Graham
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