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5th century A.D. silver hoard

5th century A.D. silver hoard found when excavating in Westgate Gardens.


Roman coin hoard

Roman coin hoard. The dates of the coins span the entire Roman period, from 1st century to 5th century AD. They were probably from a recycling dump. Found at the Whitefriars excavations, Canterbury, Kent (THE BIG DIG). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


St James, Dover

You can follow us for regular updates on TWITTER and FACEBOOK Jump down page to Woolcomber Street dig Russell Street Dig: News bulletin 6 After 215 days in the field, it’s finally all over. We pulled the last digger out of their hole at 5.30 on Sunday night. In true archaeological style, the last few days […]


Discovering Archaeology and the Bronze Age: A subject knowledge and teaching guide

Discovering Archaeology and the Bronze Age This comprehensive subject knowledge and teaching guide can also be found as a booklet in the BOAT KIT, a collection of various resources designed principally for school pupils and students and a product of the European project ‘BOAT 1550 BC’. Sets of the BOAT KIT are now held in France, England and […]


Throwaway bronze?
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Professor Anne Lehoërff  will be giving a public lecture on Friday 1st November ‘Throwaway bronze? The curious practice of Bronze Age Hoards’ at 19:00 at Og46 – Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road Campus, Old Sessions House, Longport, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1QU. Everybody is welcome. Professor Lehoërff is head of […]


BOAT 1550BC: public lectures
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Next Thursday (22nd August) the first of a series of public lectures, all part of the BOAT 1550BC project, will take place in Dover. Here is the full programme: All at 7pm in the Theatre, Dover Discovery Centre, Town Square, Dover CT16 1PB (except 1st November which will take place in Canterbury) 22 August 2013 An […]


Beyond the Horizon
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The travelling exhibition ‘Beyond the Horizon: Societies of the Channel and North Sea 3,500 years ago’ opened at Ename, Belgium on Saturday, 15th December.  Here are some photos taken at the opening. The exhibition continues at Ename until 26th May 2013 and then all the treasures and the replica boat will cross the Channel to Dover.  The […]


New Romney First Time Sewerage Scheme 2004-2006

New Romney First Time Sewerage Scheme   March 2006 Canterbury Archaeological Trust is carrying out an ongoing programme of archaeological works in advance of the New Romney and Greatstone First Time Sewerage Scheme on behalf of 4D and Southern Water. Archaeological evaluation of the route of the sewer consisting of the cutting of a number of […]


Canterbury’s Archaeology 1990–1991

Canterbury’s Archaeology 1990–1991 [LOOK INSIDE at issuu.com] Fieldwork [PDF 3923] I Desk and Fieldwalking Assessments 1. The western part of the valley of the Sarre Penn II Evaluations 2. 26A Hawks Lane, Canterbury 3. Starr Place, St Dunstan’s, Canterbury 4. Rear of the House of Agnes, St Dunstan’s, Canterbury 5. Station Road East (Palmers), Canterbury […]