Structure 27-S, masonry surface structure

About this Structure

General Location

Northeast corner of pueblo. Part of rim complex; located at base of cliff.

Specific Location

Located on a ledge just below base of large cliff and adjacent to a large rock outcrop. South of and downslope from a cluster of masonry rooms (Structures 23-S - 26-S).

Interpretive Type

Not assigned.

Structure Use

Masonry room that is part of a small group of masonry rooms; room function unknown.


No evidence.


Fill accumulated inside room; visible walls have partly collapsed.

Excavation Details

No excavations took place inside this structure.

Groups to Which This Study Unit was Assigned

See The Archaeology of Woods Canyon Pueblo (specifically the chapters on architecture, chronology, and artifacts) for more information on study unit groupings at Woods Canyon Pueblo.

Type ID Description
area 7 Canyon rim
section R Canyon rim
subperiod 9 Late Pueblo III (A.D. 1225-1280)