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A Spur Battery artefact

Clay pipes found in archaeological contexts come in a variety of shapes (see chart above). One of our volunteers reconstructed the fragments of a porcelain pipe found on the Spur Battery excavation to show us what shape it would have … Continue reading

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An Islamic enamelled glass beaker from Randall Manor, Shorne Woods, Kent (2011)

Rachel Tyson (with contributions from Sarah Paynter and Mahmoud Hawari) has produced a report concerning the Islamic glass excavated from the site of Randall Manor, Kent. We have produced sections of the report below. For the full article please contact … Continue reading

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Special finds from Cobham Big Dig 2017

Medallion – Band for Hope     The Band of Hope was first proposed by Rev. Jabez Tunnicliff, who was a Baptist Minister in Leeds, following the death in June 1847 of a young man whose life was cut short by … Continue reading

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Historypin and the Randal Manor flask

Work at the Randall Manor dig uncovered a lead flask buried in the floor of the stone cross wing extension of the medieval manor (the cross wing was probably added in the early 14th century, to a 13th century aisled hall). This … Continue reading

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Prehistoric objectives in the Cobham Landscape and its environs

Systematic fieldwalking and investigation in available areas in the Luddesdown valley: To the south of the Cobham Landscape is a valley made by a former tributary (“the Luddesdown River”) that once entered the Medway from the west at Cuxton.  Cuxton … Continue reading

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