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Henhurst before the rain

Today was a bit of a wash out. We got about an hour in at Henhurst before the rain set it. We had a nice welcome from the local guardians:  

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Fort Amherst digging opportunities

We heard from Karen and Keith at Fort Amherst/the Command of the Heights project. Keith Gulvin, who is a trustee at Fort Amherst, has secured funding for equipment for an archaeological group. This means a group of volunteers could continue with digs … Continue reading

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Royal Military Canal

Weather willing we will be working down on the Royal Military canal next week from Tuesday to Thursday. Either meet at Shorne at 9:30am to car share, or down at Appledore in the village car park here https://goo.gl/maps/2upFC5SkZjS2 at c.10:30am. Andrew will be … Continue reading

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Spring/Summer 2018 update

Over the last couple of weeks volunteers have been focusing on evaluating the geophysical anomaly on the Lees Court estate. This is a Kent Archaeological Society led project. If you are interested in joining activities during the summer, go to … Continue reading

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Looking into a test pit

We’ve had a poem sent to us that celebrates the joys of digging test pits! Many thanks to our anonymous contributor: Looking into a test pit Looking into a test pit, almost square Searching intently but there’s nothing there Next … Continue reading

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