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Reserach into nails found at Randall Manor

Nails were valuable. Horseshoe nails were even used as a form of currency in certain circumstances. They were made from English iron which was less carboniferous than the imported iron from Spain and Sweden (used in the making of cannons). … Continue reading

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Caesar lecture coming up

SWAG volunteers have previously been involved in excavations examining the possibility of a landing point for Caesar on his visits to Kent. For those you interested in this period of history The Society of Antiquaries of London is holding a … Continue reading

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Transition from Late Iron Age to Early Roman in SE England

Following the great success of the 2018 conference on the transition from Roman to Saxon in the South-East, the Roman Studies Group of the Surrey Archaeological Society is arranging another event, this time focusing on the end of the Iron … Continue reading

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Online events from the Kent Archaeological Society

KAS is organising a series of montly talks by Trustees and committee members. The next of these will be presented by Dr Sheila Sweetingburgh on Tuesday 9th March at 19:30, on the Faversham painted pillar. This will be followed up … Continue reading

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Some hoard inspired poetry

In response to the Hoards and All advent calender our members have gone all poetic. Here are a couple from the trenchs: A hoard is like this is one of a kind Our ancestors left it for us to find … Continue reading

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