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LiDAR and Ground Truthing family event

The next main event will be held on Friday 12th of April. LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) works the way sonar does underwater but above ground, mapping the lumps and bumps on the land surface. Ground truthing is physically investigating the lumps … Continue reading

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Half-term and upcoming events

The half-term event at Shorne went well. Over 190 families turned up! Here’s a photo of the pot collage, created with the recorded (and discarded) pottery from the Cobham village project. We have a general timetable for the archaeology activities … Continue reading

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The New Year

Activities have started up at Shorne, and despite our ‘barn site’ being too damp to dig still, we have been busy with walkovers and LiDAR sleuthing. Over the next month the team will be working their way around the park … Continue reading

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The Shorne Woods archaeology programme

There is now a video available about the Lower Thames Crossing and in it Andrew gives a brief run down of the archaeology of the park and our current situation. It also features the platform dig from this Autumn :

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Our current project at Shorne

We are excavating a building about 100 metres from Randall Manor. The building appears to have had at least two phases and to be from the medieval period. Much of it has been constructed using reclaimed material from the Manor … Continue reading

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