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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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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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Using pottery in post excavation research

This week the pottery finds from the Randall Manor dig have been laid out in order to compare with the stratigraphy of the site, with the aim of dating the site more securely. Thanks to Nigel for sharing his knowledge … Continue reading

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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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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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