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PALISADED ENCLOSURE

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An enclosure defined by one or more rows of closely-spaced vertical timbers embedded in a narrow foundation trench.

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Term Note
PALISADE A barrier consisting of one or more rows of closely-spaced vertical timbers embedded in a narrow foundation trench.
PALISADED SETTLEMENT A settlement enclosed by one or more rows of closely spaced vertical timbers embedded in a narrow foundation trench.
PIT ENCLOSURE An enclosure where the boundary is defined by a line of pits. Usually revealed as cropmarks on aerial photographs. Where excavation has shown the pits contained upright timber posts use TIMBER ENCLOSURE.
TIMBER ENCLOSURE An enclosure where the boundary is defined by a line of spaced post holes shown by excavation to indicate the former presence of upright timbers.
TURF ENCLOSURE An enclosure defined by a turf bank.

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