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Mausoleum cottage dig: some finds

Metal lids found at the back of building 2 mixed in with the brick and tile demolition material: Lid marked St Martin Marmalade was manufactured by the St Martin Preservation Co Ltd. The company was formed in 1937 on the … Continue reading

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Latest finds at the cottage dig

These two have come out of the ground recently:

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The Cobham and cricket connection

During the first week on the Mausoleum cottage dig we uncovered a number of small finds, including the ceramic base of what might be a mug (vase?). The decoration on the mug seems to show the bottom half of a … Continue reading

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Mausoleum cottage dig: end of week one

Here are some photos from the end of the first week of digging the cottage site. A number of finds went on display at the Maidstone Museum’s event for the 2016 Festival of Archaeology.  

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Pottery workshops

Pottery workshops with Nigel Macpherson Grant were held this week at the National Trust South Lodge Barn in Cobham. ¬†They were funded by the Kent Archaeological Society. Pottery excavated from the site of Randall Manor was laid out in sequence … Continue reading

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