Author Archives: Ruiha Smalley

LiDAR and Ground Truthing family event

The next main event will be held on Friday 12th of April. LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) works the way sonar does underwater but above ground, mapping the lumps and bumps on the land surface. Ground truthing is physically investigating the lumps … Continue reading

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Half-term and upcoming events

The half-term event at Shorne went well. Over 190 families turned up! Here’s a photo of the pot collage, created with the recorded (and discarded) pottery from the Cobham village project. We have a general timetable for the archaeology activities … Continue reading

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Sandwich lectures

The Sandwich Local History Society lecture series (to May) has been added to their website. The title for the 8th February talk is “The Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeology Network (CITiZAN) & the Sandwich Bay ‘Keddle Nets”. This will be … Continue reading

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The New Year

Activities have started up at Shorne, and despite our ‘barn site’ being too damp to dig still, we have been busy with walkovers and LiDAR sleuthing. Over the next month the team will be working their way around the park … Continue reading

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Trosley Family Open Day

Following the success of SWAG’s archaeological family digs and exhibitions at Shorne Country Park, we were invited by the Kent County Council Parks’ Manager to manage a similar event at Trosley Country Park. The event was held on the 17th … Continue reading

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