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Archaeologia Cantiana

Canterbury Archaeological Trust papers published in Archaeologia Cantiana. Archaeologia Cantiana has been published since 1858 by Kent Archaeological Society, the oldest and largest society devoted to the history and archaeology of the ancient county of Kent. The full contents pages for all the volumes can be viewed at: http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Intro.htm Title Volume Date Pages Some minor […]


Not quite the final act!
Trust Blog Tags: , Categories: Trust Blog. Tags: Castle Street and Roman theatre.

Shoppers in Canterbury may have noticed that workmen digging a trench near the Three Tuns pub in Castle Street suddenly downed tools the other day. That’s because they had uncovered what we think is part of the stage belonging to the Roman theatre. As the Investigating Authority for the Canterbury Area of Archaeological Importance the […]


The Sword Burials

The Sword Burials Between 1975 and 1977 archaeologists were excavating a site near Canterbury’s Norman Castle. Some clay floors had been found and several Roman objects had been uncovered. It was then that they discovered two skeletons in a shallow pit… When had they died? Who were they? What happened to them? RIGHT CLICK on […]


Wingham is a Winner!

Wingham is a Winner! TEAM EFFORT: Archaeological trust, museum and university staff with teachers and delighted youngsters. Extract from the Kentish Gazette, May 1999 Making no bones about £100 prize Children from Wingham Primary School dug deep into their imaginations to try to uncover an unsolved mystery. Their efforts have won them 1st prize in […]


Citizenship Education: Archaeology in the Local Community

Citizenship Education: Archaeology in the Local Community JUMP TO: Promoting the role of Archaeology in caring for the local environment: A case of Citizenship in action Antiquary to Archaeologist: How attitudes and values have evolved raising Archaeology to the status it enjoys at the turn of the 21st century DOWNLOAD [PDF]: Some Questions and Answers […]


CAT BOX loans collection

Medieval | CAT BOX 349 | Norman castle Cutaway model showing layout and activities in a castle. model | perspex case | no box 50x52x40cms | 1 item © 2007 Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


CAT BOX loans collection

Medieval | CAT BOX 349 | Norman castle Cutaway model showing layout and activities in a castle. model | perspex case | no box 50x52x40cms | 1 item © 2007 Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


5th century burial

A 5th century burial in situ at Castle St / Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury, Kent. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Iron knife

Iron knife with copper alloy chain (probably a woman’s razor) from the 5th century burial found at Castle St / Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury, Kent. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Copper alloy keys

Copper alloy keys from the 5th century burial found at Castle St / Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury, Kent. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.