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Canterbury Christ Church University
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We have just begun a new investigation within the North Holmes Campus of Canterbury Christ Church University. Initial evaluation was conducted last summer and the footings of the medieval abbey precinct wall were located. The present evaluation is intended to find out more about the site, based on the results of the earlier phase of work and […]


No 11. Destined to serve: use of the grounds of St Augustine’s Abbey, Canterbury, before, during and after the time of the monks. Canterbury Christ Church University Excavations 1983–2007

No 11. Destined to Serve: Use of the outer grounds of St Augustine’s Abbey, Canterbury, before, during and after the time of the monks. Canterbury Christ Church University Excavations 1983–2007 Alison Hicks (2015) Alison Hicks has brought together the many and varied investigations undertaken on the North Holmes campus of Canterbury Christ Church University between […]


Augustine House, Canterbury Christ Church University

Augustine House, Canterbury Christ Church University 2006 Work has begun at the rear of Augustine House, Rhodaus Town as part of Canterbury Christ Church University’s programme of redevelopment, which entails the demolition of the existing Augustine House office block (formerly known as Clarkson House) and the construction of a new £30 million library complex. The […]


Canterbury Journey update
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Anyone walking through the cathedral grounds over the past eighteen months or so is likely to have noticed archaeologists amongst those working on the Canterbury Journey landscaping scheme. The core team of Phil Mayne and Frances Morgan has been busy in the South Precincts since February 2018, with other archaeologists joining them during more intense […]


Canterbury Festival Walks
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The Festival programme is out and nestled on pages 43 to 45 you’ll find details of twenty fascinating Festival Walks. The Friends are the main providers of the walks, running t wo-thirds of those on offer. Once again, the list includes a ‘virtual walk’ for those of limited mobility.  If you haven’t yet obtained a […]


Medieval Canterbury Weekend – book now!
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Medieval Canterbury Weekend brings eminent scholars and popular historians to Canterbury, a place of international significance in the medieval world. In 2016, this series of talks and guided visits brought over a thousand people together to share their love of all things medieval. The weekend is hosted by Canterbury Christ Church University and organised by the Centre […]


Canterbury’s Archaeology 2015–2016

Canterbury’s Archaeology 2015–2016 [LOOK INSIDE at issuu.com] Fieldwork Researching historic Dover Fort Burgoyne Rhodaus Town revisited Building recording Pinnacles, palaces and porches, colleges and courtyards North-west transept, Canterbury Cathedral Temple Church, London St Alban’s Abbey, Hertfordshire Wye College, Kent Tradescant House, Canterbury Otford Palace, Kent Mansion Farmhouse, Ulcombe, Kent Palaeoenvironmental work ‘More than one way […]


St Peter’s Church, Sandwich

St Peter’s Church, Sandwich  We are working with the Churches Conservation Trust and Dover Archaeological Group over five weekends - between Sunday 22nd January and Sunday 19 February – on a small community excavation at St Peter’s Church. The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) is the leading national charity caring for historic churches at risk and looks after 350 churches across […]


Hayes Canterbury Award
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We were really pleased to hear that the Trust was to be awarded to Hayes Canterbury Award for 2016 to mark its fortieth anniversary. “The Hayes Canterbury Award Committee met this morning and have unanimously decided to make the Award this year to the Trust, in this its fortieth year. This is in recognition of the Trust’s […]


Booking opens for Medieval Canterbury Weekend 1st – 3rd April 2016
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Full details of the Medieval Canterbury Weekend are now available on the Canterbury Christ Church University website http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/medieval-canterbury Tickets: £10.00 per event, FCAT members £8.00 per event Tweet