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Ted Goodwin and his sister Patricia Cox remember their Dad and the clay works in Shorne woods

Our dad’s name was Edgar (Ted) Amos Goodwin and our mum was Rosina. Our dad was born in 1910 and worked for AEI at Northfleet for 25 years before taking the job of Wet Miller, in the wash plant at … Continue reading

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Shorne Woods clay works project gets air time

Andrew was recently interviewed on the BBC radio Kent show ‘The Wake Up Call’. Click here to listen – https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09xt344 If anyone has memories about the Park, and particularly the clay works, we would love to hear from you.

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Clay works at Shorne

The clayworks projects at Shorne are coming to an end. We confirmed that the bank carrying our narrow gauge railways has been revetted and reinforced with a series of vertical rails set into the old concrete road. These rails held … Continue reading

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Recent work at Shorne Woods

The volunteer team have been hard at work investigating the surviving structures associated with the clayworks at Shorne Woods. The works were open between the 1930s and the early 1960s, providing both a liquid clay slurry and freshly dug clay … Continue reading

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Churches Conference September 2016

The Society for Church Archaeology Conference has been announced. The 2016 Conference will be held in Canterbury on Sept 2nd-4th, 2016, on the subject of ‘Church and Industry’. The conference will be held at Canterbury Christ Church University, and will … Continue reading

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