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Imaginative reconstruction of Canterbury Castle

Imaginative reconstruction of Canterbury Castle keep being built in the early 12th century. Note ‘old castle’ and Roman Worth Gate still standing in the town wall. Drawn by Laurie Sartin © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd


20th century plan of Canterbury Castle

Late 20th century plan of Canterbury Castle area showing both castle sites and location of excavations. Drawn by Jon Rady © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd


An 18th century engraving of Canterbury Castle

Castles in Kent: Canterbury Castle: Archaeological and historical sources, reconstructions

Vol I Excavations at Canterbury Castle

Vol I Excavations at Canterbury Castle Paul Bennett, S.S. Frere and Sally Stow (1982) Sites covered: Rosemary Lane car park; Castle keep. Hard back, cloth bound, dust jacket Dimensions: 22 x 28 cm. 236 pages, 106 figures, 16 plates ISBN 9780906746011 Price GB £5.00 BUY NOW PUBLISHED BY CANTERBURY ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRUST LTD AND KENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL […]


Canterbury’s second castle

Coloured aerial reconstruction drawing of Canterbury’s second castle in the early 12th century. Drawn by John Atherton Bowen © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Canterbury’s second castle

Aerial reconstruction drawing of Canterbury’s second castle in the early 12th century. Drawn by John Atherton Bowen © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Canterbury’s second castle

Engraving c. 1815 of Canterbury’s second castle showing a crosswall which no longer exists.


Canterbury’s first castle

Coloured reconstruction drawing of Canterbury’s first castle of the mid 11th century (a motte-and-bailey). Drawn by Laurie Sartin © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Slatters Hotel, Canterbury

Slatters Hotel, St Margaret’s Street Work has now started at the former Slatters Hotel site. After a period of machine work, during which the modern levels were removed, a team of archaeologists is now excavating the archaeological sequence. We know that the site is going to contain some remarkable remains – the Roman theatre lies […]