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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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The wonder of volunteers, working as a community archaeologist in Greenwich and Kent

Reposted from Festival of Archaeology Created for A Day in Archaeology 2021 by Andrew Mayfield 2020 was all about running community archaeology projects through a pandemic, but 2021 has brought new challenges and opportunities… At the end of May I … Continue reading

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Archaeology at the Park!

Coming next weekend…. Visit Shorne Woods Country Park (DA12 3HX) between the 29th July and 1st of August to learn more about some of the fascinating archaeology that is being uncovered at the Park today, as well as visit some of the sites we … 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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Neolithic activity at Shorne

We previously mentioned a flint discovered at Shorne, given to us by a member of the public. A closer look has revealed that based on its shape and form, it can be argued to be Neolithic in origin and not … Continue reading

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