Tag Archives: landscape

Peter Beech: memories of Shorne, the airfields and clayworks

I have lived in Thong for all of my 84 years, the first six weeks on the Shorne/Ifield Road and then two houses in Thong Lane. I have lived at my current address, Little Westwood, Thong Lane, Gravesend for the … Continue reading

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Villas in the Roman Landscape day conference

Villas in the Roman Landscape: Saturday 26th November 2016 A Day Conference organised by the Kent Archaeological Society Venue: Rutherford College, Lecture Theatre 1 and 2, University of Kent at Canterbury CT2 7NX Tickets: £25 (£20 KAS members) Timetable: 10.00 – … Continue reading

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Tree Day in Cobham

A Tree Day was recently organised in Cobham in association with the Woodland Trust. The morning was spent learning about the work of the Ancient Tree Forum (http://www.ancienttreeforum.co.uk/) before a practical session in the afternoon. The hornbeam on the old trackway we looked … Continue reading

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Cobham Landscape Detectives research note 2: schedule to Norton’s map of 1641

Medway Archives: ref  U565 P1 *Checked against the original but some entries are illegible.   ………………………………………………..Acrs  rods perches 1          F– Stone Lane                                 000  00  11¾ 2          Baynards Lodge                               001  00  05 3          Park? Standing                                002  00  08 4          … Continue reading

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Cobham Landscape Detectives research note 1: Hundreds and Lathes

The Hundreds and Lathes of the Cobham area The project area comprises parts of two areas known as ‘hundreds’ whose modern names are Toltingtrough and Shamwell. These and many other hundreds originally fell within a larger area, the ‘lathe’ of … Continue reading

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