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Foundations

A ubiquitous archaeological feature found on farmsteads is the foundation. Foundations can be brick, dry-laid stone or mortared stone. Some buildings were not built on foundations, but were instead supported on stone or brick piers.

An excavated stone foundation
Here we see a mortared stone foundation that was found just below the ground surface.