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Soldiers stationed at Cobham?

Well not quite… The find This is the lead soldier found at the Mausoleum Cottage excavation this year. Headless and with spigots for arm location, it is hollow model of the size and type that W. Britain manufactured from 1893 … Continue reading

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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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