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Two privies excavated in Nova Scotia

Two privies, one dating back to the 18th-century, have been excavated in Halifax, Nova Scotia, at the future site of a new apartment building. "The early outhouse, the late 18th-century one, is one of the most significant early deposits we’ve found in Halifax, given that it could be associated

18th century privy discovered under parking lot

Pottery, china, bottles and bones have been found in a privy, dating back to 1760, which was found under the site of a future parking lot in Annapolis, Maryland. The artifacts were found buried in a long-abandoned privy behind the house at 26 West St. The construction crew alerted city officials

17th century toilet found at Taunton Castle

The remains of a 17th century privy, possibly used by 'Hanging' Judge Jeffreys, has been uncovered at Taunton Castle in Somerset. As well as the 17th Century toilet, several even older features have been uncovered. It is belived the loo was built when the castle was used for the Bloody Assizes in