The main frame of the roundhouse would have been made of upright timbers, which were interwoven with coppiced wood - usually hazel, oak, ash or pollarded willow - to make wattle walls. This was then covered with a daub made from clay, soil, straw and animal manure that would weatherproof the house. The roof was constructed from large timbers and densely thatched.        All of the domestic life would have occurred within the roundhouse.

The main frame of the roundhouse would have been made of upright timbers, which were interwoven with coppiced wood - usually hazel, oak, ash or pollarded willow - to make wattle walls. This was then covered with a daub made from clay, soil, straw and animal manure that would weatherproof the house. The roof was constructed from large timbers and densely thatched. All of the domestic life would have occurred within the roundhouse.

British Museum - The Battersea shield. Iron Age, c. 350–50 BC. Found in the River Thames, London, England. #Celts

British Museum - The Battersea shield. Iron Age, c. 350–50 BC. Found in the River Thames, London, England. #Celts

Celtic:  Recreation of the interior and furnishings of an Iron-Age Celtic roundhouse, Castell Henlly, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Photo by John Warburton-lee.

Celtic: Recreation of the interior and furnishings of an Iron-Age Celtic roundhouse, Castell Henlly, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Photo by John Warburton-lee.

The British Museum - The most famous object from Celtic Iron Age Britain - The Great Torc from Snettisham , Iron Age, about 75 BC. Found at Ken Hill, Snettisham, Norfolk, England

The British Museum - The most famous object from Celtic Iron Age Britain - The Great Torc from Snettisham , Iron Age, about 75 BC. Found at Ken Hill, Snettisham, Norfolk, England

Castell Henllys. "The Iron Age Celts' clothes might have looked like the tartan you see in Scotland and Ireland today, with checks and stripes. The Celts used berries and plants to dye the wool different colours."-BBC

Castell Henllys. "The Iron Age Celts' clothes might have looked like the tartan you see in Scotland and Ireland today, with checks and stripes. The Celts used berries and plants to dye the wool different colours."-BBC

824 gold staters found in a field near Wickham Market, Suffolk, (an area once on the southern fringe of Icenian territory, near its border with the Trinovantian tribal kingdom) . Almost all the coins were minted by royal predecessors of Boudicca made between 40BC and AD 15 - late iron Age

824 gold staters found in a field near Wickham Market, Suffolk, (an area once on the southern fringe of Icenian territory, near its border with the Trinovantian tribal kingdom) . Almost all the coins were minted by royal predecessors of Boudicca made between 40BC and AD 15 - late iron Age

An Iron-Age Celtic roundhouse. Recreation of the interior and furnishings - Cornwall. Unique place to stay

Staying in a replica Iron Age roundhouse

An Iron-Age Celtic roundhouse. Recreation of the interior and furnishings - Cornwall. Unique place to stay

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Reconstructing an Iron Age Roundhouse

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Reconstructing an Iron Age Roundhouse

A pair of shoes found together with the bog body from Rønbjerg III dated to the Pre-Roman Iron Age. Photo Roberto Fortuna, The National Museum of Denmark.

A pair of shoes found together with the bog body from Rønbjerg III dated to the Pre-Roman Iron Age. Photo Roberto Fortuna, The National Museum of Denmark.

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