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A roundhouse, the upright posts of which stood in a penannular bedding trench. The trench may be visible on the ground as a shallow groove.

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RING DITCH HOUSE A roundhouse with an internal ditch, which may be visible on the ground surface.
ROUNDHOUSE A circular or sub-circular dwelling, largely timber-built, although it may have a stone or earth wall base. Linked Data resource