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building material consisting of interwoven rods and twigs covered with clay

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Under the populated places heading, this entry notes that the houses are usually one storey high and are made of wattle-and-daub or stone.
Tweedmouth West First School, near Berwick, has built a tribal "village" in its grounds, with wattle-and-daub and thatched huts.
So a wooden structure on hill fort lines, complete with Bronze Age 'peasant' volunteers at work on weekends casting, carving and weaving things and plucking dormice in wattle-and-daub hovels would be unlikely to damage the site.
One chapter analyzes building techniques from substantial stone structures built to withstand hurricane winds to the modest, traditional wattle-and-daub houses that were levelled even in a minor storm.
He relates the techniques, advantages and disadvantages of wattle-and-daub, layered mud, rammed earth, and mud brick construction, methods for roofs and finishing, and solutions to problems such as earthquakes and water erosion.