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Randall Manor Environs Project

The work continues. We now appear to have three corners of our enigmatic building next to Randall Manor, but the jury is still out on whether it is medieval or later! One corner is underpinned by a monster sarsen, just … Continue reading

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Randall Manor Environs Project

We have confirmed that there is a bay to our new building…but we have more to do to understand the function of the structure. Barn? Storehouse? Tenants house? What seems clearer now, thanks to input from Roger Cockett,  is that … Continue reading

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Shorne update: Randall Manor Environs Project

A small group of volunteers continue to dig near the site of Randal Manor. The area has revealed medieval roof tile and now a wall! Could this be an outbuilding for the Manor?

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New Shorne Woods activity: Randall Manor Environs Project

SWAG are exploring another area of Shorne Woods. It’s a newly discovered medieval site. Test pits have revealed an area of buried tile scatter, near the site of Randall Manor. Keep updated with the new work at this site and … Continue reading

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Reserach into nails found at Randall Manor

Nails were valuable. Horseshoe nails were even used as a form of currency in certain circumstances. They were made from English iron which was less carboniferous than the imported iron from Spain and Sweden (used in the making of cannons). … Continue reading

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