The plaster probably was dumped in the midden during one of the construction campaigns.
David McOmish started talking about East Chisenbury on Salisbury Plain, which is a midden of refuse so large and strange it re-defines the concept of ‘rubbish’ and its ‘disposal’.
For two centuries the crannog-dwellers threw their refuse into the loch, providing a ready-made midden to give clues to their way of life.
They showed her the midden , an open heap of manure and dirt, the same one she had seen the women dump the buckets on the day before, then they told her now was the time to use it if she had to.
The junk itself is a collection of fossils from our evolutionary history, which makes it interesting in the same way that a midden is interesting to archeologists.
A midden (rubbish pile) was found at the outer limit of one trench, where the original island occupants dumped their discarded food remains.
The Englishman's Castle is situated on a midden of great antiquity.
One video showed Bushell looking disparagingly at another house and saying how filthy it was and how much of a midden it was, a phrase he used repeatedly.
Now, their pyramid-shaped middens , or mussel-shell dumps, stand along the coastline like memorial cairns.
But we've found bones of bear, deer, horse and wild boar in some of these middens .