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Online events in February

Dr Sophie Adam’s talk on the Boughton Malherbe bronze age hoard and it’s conservation is now online here: https://youtu.be/CFraoTYvxb0 (thanks to Maidstone Museum). The Kent Archaeological Society are holding an online talk about the Ebbsfleet, Thanet dig that SWAG were involved in … Continue reading

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Archaeological excavation in Cliffsend

A major archaeological excavation has started in Cliffsend ahead of the construction of the new Thanet Parkway station. Led by the Canterbury Archaeological Trust, the excavation will continue over the winter and is expected to be completed by March 2021. … Continue reading

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Cobham booklet coming soon

The Cobham Landscape Detectives booklet is out soon. If you would like a copy please contact Andrew at andrew.mayfield@kent.gov.uk

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Ear cleaners and tweezers among Roman finds at Ebbsfleet Garden City

The rogue nostril hairs and ear wax they once removed have long since decomposed, thankfully – but ancient Roman tweezers and ear cleaners found at Ebbsfleet remain in remarkable condition. The 2000-year-old artefacts were among a number of finds uncovered by archaeologists … Continue reading

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Repton’s pond at Cobham Hall

We’ve been asked by the Hall if we’d like to help rediscover a pond on the grounds. This pond, amongst other features in the garden, was designed by Humphry Repton in the late 1700s. Andrew started the group off yesterday … Continue reading

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