They were found on what was once the Thames foreshore, and would have been stored underwater in a wattle enclosure to stop the wood drying out and splitting.
Our house also seemed a little swallowed by wattle at times.
The timbers were the uprights of wattle fences, the complex containing up to 100,000 square feet or 30,500 square metres of fencing, some of which still survives.
The two Greens Senators wore a sprig of wattle over a postcard picture of the two Australian citizens interned in Guantanamo Bay.
Door posts, a threshold beam and a section of wattle wall are clearly visible.
The experts reckon the house originally has a thatched or cut wood roof supported by a wattle wall and timber posts.
Potter described house structures in the eroding sand - round houses of wattle , beneath rectangular buildings with stone wall footings.
Here is the second cluster of huts, wattle fences enclosing neat crofts of fowl houses and kitchen-gardens blown with harvest.
Between 18 and 24 guests live close to nature on a twin-shared basis in wattle huts under scented tropical trees.
Jeff showed the twins how to weave the twig wattle fence that borders the deck.