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Jack Hollis: memories of Ashenbank and Shorne Woods

Jack Hollis talks about growing up in Kent The family and Ashenbank Camp My Mum was born in Glyncorrwg Wales, and Dad was born  in Houghton-Le-Spring County Durham. I was born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire on the 26th September 1944. I 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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Anita Bridger: memories of the military camps

Anita Bridger talks about life in the military camps I know that we were living in the Laughing Waters camp in 1948 as that was the year my sister Wendy was born (now Wendy Johnson) but by 1949 we had … Continue reading

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Betty Robinson: memories of Park House, Cobham

Betty Robinson talks about growing up in Park House (Mausoleum cottage) Early life I was born in New Barn as Betty King and lived there until we moved to Gravesend when I was about 10 but this was only for a … Continue reading

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Video: Saving Cobham Dairy

The Landmark Trust are embarking on a mission to rescue Grade II* listed Cobham Dairy before it decays beyond repair. Designed in 1794 by James Wyatt, the Gothic-revival eye-catcher sits in the grounds of Cobham Hall in Kent. Click here … Continue reading

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