Remains of a Large Dwelling

Remains of a Large Dwelling.
In 2001 the remains of a large dwelling, measuring about 64 feet by 23 feet were uncovered. The house was built shortly after the arrival of the Kirkes and involved the demolition of the bakery/brewhouse that stood in the same location. In this illustration can be seen fireplaces at either end of the house (within the white rectangles), a cobble pavement that formed part of the interior floor (within the long, narrow white trapezoid) and the remains of joists of a wood floor (alongside of the white lines). The two pipes shown in the previous illustration indicate that the house was occupied by the family of Sir David Kirke.

Reproduced by permission of the Colony of Avalon Foundation, Ferryland, Newfoundland, © 2001.

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