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Long house

A Native American dwelling, used by the Iroquois and other eastern tribes, constructed of poles set in the ground and lashed together to form an arched or triangular-shaped frame, connected with horizontal poles; approximately 16 feet wide and 50 to 100 feet long, and divided internally into compartments 6 to 8 feet wide opening onto a con-tinuous aisle.
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After studying the foundations, made up of 3ft-wide tree trunks, experts believe the building was a long house constructed on the edge of a long-lost lake which has silted up over time.
We think it's a long house which would have been home to a family, and perhaps used for gatherings and meetings.
Women carry bricks on their heads, men work to create a long house that will be used for festivities.
But most of all, they loved to dance and play in the forest near their long houses.
We have managed to unearth impressions of wooden supporting structures of so-called long houses, typical of the Neolithic period," the Daily Mail quoted Dig director Radek Baly from the Czech Archaeological Society as saying.
The similarities between long barrows and long houses were discussed by Gordon Childe over 50 years ago (Childe 1949).
As well as big well-known sites like castles, churches and hillforts, you've also got little records of deserted long houses and small deserted medieval settlements, which could be just a ruined cottage site in the uplands," said Marion Page, HER manager with Dyfed Archaeological Trust.
An association with Bandkeramik long houses is a tempting (though unproven) hypothesis.
The website adds that finding out how long houses have been on the market and a little more about the urgency of the sale will also help a buyer to know if they are in a position to negotiate a better deal.
405, Energy renovation of Kastrup houses, which in the main consist of the following - Energy renovation of four long houses- Facade insulation and new windows- Construction of 18 new loft apartments in the four long houses- Setting up of balconies on the four long houses and the three tower blocks- Establishment of a new landscape with open spaces, parking and LAR.
We are quite satisfied that they are foundations of something, possibly a long house.