Cloverfields as of August 2019: Archaeologist Jason Tyler, RPA, Discusses The 300-Year Story Of The Back Kitchen

Cloverfields as of August 2019: Archaeologist Jason Tyler, RPA, Discusses The 300-Year Story Of The Back Kitchen

The 1784 version of the Cloverfields house had a service wing off the rear of the main house. In the video featured in this newsletter, Jason Tyler, RPA, discusses the history of this wing, since the original building of the house in the year 1705 up to now.

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Cloverfields as of July 2019: Period Nails Help Date Different Sections of the House and The Structural Frame is Repaired

Cloverfields as of July 2019: Period Nails Help Date Different Sections of the House and The Structural Frame is Repaired

In this month’s video historian Willie Graham discusses four different nails: a rose head nail from 1704-5, an early machine-headed cut nail from the 1830s-40s, and L-headed brad from late 18th century, and a common wire nail from 1897. Graham also explains to us how these nails fill in gaps in the chronology of the Cloverfields house.

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