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The Lost Reservoir of Cobham

Over the weekend some of the team were digging in the field next to the Leather Bottle. Very quickly they hit brick and uncovered the existence of a Victorian reservoir lost to the collective memory of the village. In front … Continue reading

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Mascot in residence

Here’s the mascot (Frankie) on site today – and at the school evidence was uncovered suggesting the presence of an earlier mascot:

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Cobham School dig update

The pupils of Cobham school have been digging up the school yard this week with help from the Cobham Landscape Detectives.  Andy Ward has given us an update on today’s activities: Today, at the school assembly, we displayed all of … Continue reading

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Darnley Arms dig

In the car park of the Darnley Arms in Cobham we’ve started a couple of trenches to explore what is just beneath the surface. We’ve hit rubble and a chalk platform and found a variety of pot sherds, all probably … Continue reading

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Archaeological secrets of Cobham unearthed for two week festival

Find out more about the archaeological secrets of Cobham with a special event running this month. The Heritage Lottery-funded Cobham Landscape Detectives Project is holding a Big Dig in the village for the UK-wide Festival of Archaeology. It is being … Continue reading

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