The construction of this later fort and its outer defensive ditch in the late 3rd century saw the partial demolition of the Painted House.
However, the construction of the fort rampart would ensure that much of the Painted House would remain intact, to await discovery in 1970.
|Room 1:||Filled with rubble and soil; around 800AD a Saxon hut was constructed across the fill.|
|Room 2:||Buried under the fort rampart bank.|
|Room 3:||Partly destroyed by the fort wall, the rest buried under the rampart bank.|
|Room 4:||Partly destroyed by the fort wall, the rest buried under the rampart bank.|
|Room 5:||Largly destroyed by a defensive ditch on the outside of the fort wall.|
|Room 6:||Largly destroyed by the defensive ditch.|