Anglo-Saxon palace

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A high‐status occupation site used by a king or bishop, comprising one or more large structures assumed to be halls, together with associated buildings and sometimes enclosed by a bank and ditch. They date to the period from the 5th century ad through to the 11th century ad. Excavated examples include those at Cheddar, Somerset, and Yeavering, Northumberland.

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