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Cobham Fete 2018

Cobham Fete, Bank Holiday, Monday 27th of August, 1pm-5pm Come meet the Cobham Landscape Detectives team and learn about the latest archaeological discoveries made in the village and the wider landscape… These include the excavation of a late iron age/early Roman site at … Continue reading

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Owletts this week

It’s going to be very hot this week, so we will only work under shade and hope for a breeze. Bring extra water and we will take as many breaks as people want… Meeting at Shorne at 10am or Owletts … Continue reading

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Catherine Weed Barnes Ward at Cobham c.1901

Catherine Weed Barnes Ward (alternatively Catharine) was a pioneer in the field of women’s photography at the turn of the 20th century. She was born in Albany, New York, and later moved to England. She was a feminist of the … Continue reading

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Cobham Landscape Detectives research note 6: the Manor of Henhurst

Introduction This Research Note describes the varied history of the Henhurst manor and its lords over a thousand year period. It draws upon a variety of primary and secondary sources though it can say nothing of the actual buildings of … Continue reading

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Cobham Landscape Detectives research note 5: the Manor of Vyaunds

Introduction The family of Vyaundes (with various spellings) was in London and Cobham from at latest 1299 and Margery, the last of them, seem to have died about 1370. After that date, their land appears as a small manor, which … Continue reading

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