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NEW COURSE, new date: Exploring the Medieval and Early Tudor Cinque Ports
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In a change to the previously published programme this new course will now take place on Saturday, 6 April. Drawing on work previously undertaken by the Trust and documentary sources, this one-day course, delivered by Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh, will provide students with the opportunity to explore the development of the Kentish Cinque Ports from the […]


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 […]


New Series Vol VII. Medieval Town and Augustinian Friary: Settlement c 1325–1700. Canterbury Whitefriars Excavations 1999–2004

New Series Vol VII. Medieval Town and Augustinian Friary: Settlement c 1325–1700. Canterbury Whitefriars Excavations 1999–2004 Alison Hicks (2015) The first of four books on excavations in the Whitefriars area of Canterbury, this report describes the development of the Augustinian friary from c 1325 to its demise following the Dissolution. Combining stratigraphic analysis with documentary […]


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


A glimpse of medieval North Lane
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A watching brief is currently being maintained by Andy Linklater before some new cycle stands are installed near Westgate and it perhaps isn’t surprising that traces of medieval buildings, close against the river, have been observed. As a diversion during his lunch break yesterday Andy superimposed the first edition Ordnance Survey (grey) over the present day […]


A Murky Medieval Mystery

A Murky Medieval Mystery (or – Are you sure you want to be an Archaeologist?) read on…  Teachers Notes (PDF) RIGHT CLICK and <Save Link As…> OR <Save Target As…> to save the file to disk In the Spring of 1997 archaeologists were digging in Beer Cart Lane in central Canterbury. They were hoping to […]


A journey to Medieval Canterbury

A Journey to Medieval Canterbury Andy Harmsworth and Canterbury Archaeological Trust ISBN 9781870545129 This lively book will take you on a journey back in time, telling a story created from a wealth of surviving buildings, artefacts and documentary sources. It begins with a taste of Anglo-Saxon life preceding the arrival of Duke William of Normandy […]


Medieval stone carving

Medieval stone carving, St George’s Street, Canterbury, Kent. Photograph: Andrew Savage. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Medieval stone carving

Medieval stone carving from St Gregory’s Priory, Northgate, Canterbury, Kent. Photograph: Andrew Savage. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Medieval stone carving

Medieval stone carving from St Gregory’s Priory, Northgate, Canterbury, Kent. Photograph: Andrew Savage. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.