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Glass and amber beads

Glass and amber beads from the 5th century burial found at Castle St / Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury, Kent. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.

5th century burial

Drawing of the 5th century burial found at Castle St / Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury, Kent. Drawn by Laurie Sartin © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.

Copper alloy banglesCopper alloy bangles

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

Viking knife

Finds from Canterbury’s Viking period are extremely rare! This craft knife has an animal bone handle and iron blade. It was used by a person who made things from bone, wood or leather. Found in Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent and on display in Canterbury’s Heritage Museum. Drawn by Dave Gilbert © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd

Information leaflets

Information leaflets from past excavations (GB 35p each) These are photocopied leaflets and include: St John’s Hospital 1084–1984; The Westgate;Longmarket Excavation; The Royal Castle; The Ridingate; Godmersham Court Lodge; St George’s Gate; Christchurch Priory and the New Foundation; St Gregory’s Priory; St Augustine’s Abbey and the Royal Palace; St Margaret’s Church; Monkton; Excavations at Canterbury […]

Small colour postcards

Small colour postcards (GB 15p each) William the Conqueror silver penny; family burial of the 5th century; fragment of Roman face pot; Longmarket mosaic; Lanfranc’s cathedral reconstruction; Late Iron Age ‘Belgic’ pots from Canterbury; 6th century Canterbury Pendant; Canterbury’s Westgate; Canterbury’s Royal castle reconstruction; Viking raid c. 1011; Roman necklaces.

Annual Report 1985–1986

Annual Report 1985–1986 [PDF 11047KB] [LOOK INSIDE at] Excavation 1. 41 St George’s Street, Canterbury 2. The Archbishop’s Palace, Canterbury 3. Christ Church College, Canterbury 4. St Margaret’s Church, Canterbury 5. Fordwich High Street 6. St John’s Place, Canterbury 7. 14 High Street, Canterbury 8. Military Road, Canterbury 9. The Ridingate, Canterbury 10. 35–37 […]

Annual Report 1983–1984

Annual Report 1983–1984 [PDF 2201KB] [LOOK INSIDE at] Excavations 1. Church Lane, Canterbury 2. Stone building, Old Park, Sturry Road, Canterbury 3. 9 High Street, Canterbury 4. Blackfriars’ Gate, Canterbury 5. St Dunstan’s churchyard, Canterbury 6. Crundale Limeworks 7. 44 Burgate, Canterbury 8. 46 North Lane, Canterbury 9. Burials from Bossington House, Adisham 10. […]

Annual Report 1978–1979

Annual Report 1978–1979 [PDF 470KB] [LOOK INSIDE at] Excavation 1. 16 Watling Street, Canterbury 2. St Margaret’s Street (Marlowe II), Canterbury 3. 77–79 Castle Street, Canterbury 4. Canterbury Cathedral 5. Linacre Garden, King’s School, Canterbury 6. 35 St Margaret’s Street, Canterbury 7. Roper Chantry Chapel, St Dunstan’s Street, Canterbury 8. Miscellaneous sites Building Recording […]

New Series Vol III. Townwall Street, Dover. Excavations 1996

New Series Vol III Townwall Street, Dover. Excavations 1996 Keith Parfitt, Barry Corke & John Cotter (2006) In 1996 Canterbury Archaeological Trust conducted major excavations on the north-western side of Townwall Street, at Dover, ahead of the reconstruction of a petrol station. The site lies beyond the centre of the historic town, below Dover Castle, […]