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(BBC)   In the US, it's suggested to call the Diggers Hotline if you need to dig. In England, it's the local college's Archaeology Department, as the renovators of a castle discovered   (bbc.co.uk) divider line 15
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2013-06-23 01:12:43 PM  
It's Miss Utility, subby.
 
2013-06-23 01:29:46 PM  

FrancoFile: It's Miss Utility, subby.



Ms.Digger if your nasty
 
2013-06-23 01:33:15 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2013-06-23 03:13:40 PM  
Neat, but hardly novel. Hell, they found 800 year old castle walls under the farking Louvre.
 
2013-06-23 03:33:24 PM  
Did they find another king under a parking lot?
 
2013-06-23 03:55:21 PM  
Nigel, you've lost another king?
 
2013-06-23 04:00:47 PM  
In Europe, a hundred years is a short time and a hundred miles a long distance.

In the U.S., a hundred years is a long time and a hundred miles a short distance.
 
2013-06-23 04:01:04 PM  
Digger, please.
 
2013-06-23 07:33:06 PM  
Can anyone tell me how that happens? We hear all the time about structures being built on top of structures. How do the first ones get buried?

/might be a dumb question.
 
2013-06-23 07:46:04 PM  
They knock down the building but can't be arsed to dig up the foundations.
 
2013-06-23 07:55:08 PM  

Jammybee: They knock down the building but can't be arsed to dig up the foundations.


Ok, makes sense. I was expecting full buildings.
 
2013-06-23 10:42:01 PM  

Bedstead Polisher: Can anyone tell me how that happens? We hear all the time about structures being built on top of structures. How do the first ones get buried?

/might be a dumb question.


Well, you start with the finest swamp you can find, and build a castle. It sinks. You build another one in top if it, and it also sinks. You build a third one. This one burns down AND it sinks...
 
2013-06-24 02:55:22 AM  

sotua: Bedstead Polisher: Can anyone tell me how that happens? We hear all the time about structures being built on top of structures. How do the first ones get buried?

/might be a dumb question.

Well, you start with the finest swamp you can find, and build a castle. It sinks. You build another one in top if it, and it also sinks. You build a third one. This one burns down AND it sinks...


Or you build on a flood plain and have to keep building up when the ground floor turns into a basement.

/Or in the path of volcanic ash
 
2013-06-24 07:33:19 AM  

ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha: [img.fark.net image 625x352]


He found a turnip which looks like a thingie.

I watched a bunch of Time Team last summer, and the thing that became clear is that any site which has been occupied in the UK for more than 500 year has likely been occupied for 2000 or more.  It turns out that even the "Roman" roads aren't originally Roman, but rather improvments by the Romans on roads the Clets had built hundreds of years before the invasion.
 
2013-06-24 11:18:47 AM  

sotua: Bedstead Polisher: Can anyone tell me how that happens? We hear all the time about structures being built on top of structures. How do the first ones get buried?

/might be a dumb question.

Well, you start with the finest swamp you can find, and build a castle. It sinks. You build another one in top if it, and it also sinks. You build a third one. This one burns down AND it sinks...


But the forth one stays up. The strongest castle in these isles...

/huuuge.. tracts of land
 
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