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Jackie McDowell, ‘ Deer Park Farms: An Early Medieval Settlement Revisited (Parts 1-3) Deer   Park   Farms,   excavations   in   Co   Antrim   took   place 30    years    ago    and    a    report    was    published    in    2011.        The exploration   revealed   a   residential   sequence   dating   from   the   late 7 th    to   c.11th   century.   The   site   evolving   from   a   ring-ditch   to ringfort    to    raised    rath.    The    exceptionally    well-preserved occupation    layers    provided    remarkable    insights    into    living conditions   on   the   site   and   the   construction   of   Early   medieval domestic buildings.  Jackie   McDowell   disclosed   that   although   the   excavations took   place   some   30   years   ago,   the   comprehensive   nature   of   the work   and   post-excavation   analysis   ensure   that   the   site   is   still relevant   to   current   research.   These   are   the   photos   that   Jackie included   to   illustrate   this   very   interesting   talk   to   the   SFC   on April 29 th  2016 Copyright     Department     for     Communities,     Northern Ireland.   Anyone   wishing   to   purchase   the   publication,   ‘   Deer Park   Farms,   The   excavation   of   a   raised   rath   in   the   Glenarm valley,   Co   Antrim’,   C.J.   Lynn   and   J.A   McDowell   can   contact                       Mbr-enquiries@communities-ni.gov.uk  
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