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Half-term and upcoming events

The half-term event at Shorne went well. Over 190 families turned up! Here’s a photo of the pot collage, created with the recorded (and discarded) pottery from the Cobham village project. We have a general timetable for the archaeology activities … Continue reading

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Trosley Family Open Day

Following the success of SWAG’s archaeological family digs and exhibitions at Shorne Country Park, we were invited by the Kent County Council Parks’ Manager to manage a similar event at Trosley Country Park. The event was held on the 17th … Continue reading

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Greenwich Grand Ascent

The current project at Greenwich has been the investigation of the Grand Ascent, the slope below the General Wolfe statue. A consistent clay layer under the topsoil was found across the whole Ascent and believed to be Victorian in date. Where … Continue reading

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The Shorne Woods archaeology programme

There is now a video available about the Lower Thames Crossing and in it Andrew gives a brief run down of the archaeology of the park and our current situation. It also features the platform dig from this Autumn :

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Knights Hospitaller at St John’s Jerusalem

During October volunteers from SWAG joined the Darent Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme and the National Trust in an excavation at the moated house of St John’s Jerusalem in Sutton-at Hone. For more detail on the dig click through to The … Continue reading

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