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Pat Sandford: memories of the Darnley Estate

Pat Sandford talks about the Darnley Estate I lived in Ivymeath House, 284 Maidstone Road, Chatham from when I was born in 1928 until 1953. Joining the Scouts Peter Harvey, who was a scout master for the Mathematical School 2nd … Continue reading

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Reg Rootes: memories of Shorne Woods

Reg Rootes talks about life in Shorne Woods I was born in Harvel in 1928 but moved to Garden Road Cottage, Shorne in 1929 and moved to Boghurst (Boughurst is a Meopham family name) Cottage, 44 Brewers Road, Shorne, DA13 … Continue reading

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Tree Day in Cobham

A Tree Day was recently organised in Cobham in association with the Woodland Trust. The morning was spent learning about the work of the Ancient Tree Forum (http://www.ancienttreeforum.co.uk/) before a practical session in the afternoon. The hornbeam on the old trackway we looked … Continue reading

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Previous open days at Shorne Woods Country Park

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Soil sampling

Archaeological work includes taking soil samples from a site and processing them at a later date. Last week volunteers made the most of some good weather to get samples processed from Randall Manor  – which included a clean out of … Continue reading

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