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Canterbury's Archaeology 2012-2013Canterbury’s Archaeology 2012–2013


our field team uncovered some remarkable archaeology on a huge variety of sites. Here we explore discoveries from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods

The Meads, Sittingbourne
Claxfield Farm, ­Lynsted
St Edmund’s School, Canterbury
Wincheap, Canterbury
St Margaret’s at Cliffe, Dover

Building recording
some of the highlights amongst many fine properties surveyed throughout Kent

Black Lion Inn, Southfleet
Burnham House, Bredgar
Bank Cottage, Little Chart
Tudor House, Margate
Rectory Park, Horsmonden
Errol House, Canterbury
St Cosmos and St Damian, Blean
St Margaret’s of Antioch, St Margaret’s at Cliffe

Palaeoenvironmental work
painstaking sorting and careful analysis of animal and plant remains can yield fascinating results

Fishing, fowling and feasts: the evidence from Canterbury Christ Church University
Food and fodder in Iron Age Margate
Oysters and insects from Thanet Earth
A white-tailed eagle from late medieval New Romney

Finds department
one of the pleasures of working in the finds department is never knowing quite what the day may bring …

A late Iron Age helmet from Bridge
A Roman balsamarium from Petham
Late Iron Age rotary querns from Folkestone

the Archaeology in Education Service goes international. From Europe to the Orient – CAT Kits are going places!

Liaison with France and Belgium: the Boat 1550BC project
Teaching resources: A Town Unearthed and around the county

The Friends of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust


A4, 48 pages, full colour throughout
ISBN 9781870545280

Available from 92A Broad Street, Canterbury: £7.95

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