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The Meads, Sittingbourne 2008

A Prehistoric and Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne Construction of a mixed retail and residential development, on an area known as ‘The Meads’, near Sittingbourne, commenced in May 2008. The site, which straddles the boundary between Sittingbourne/Milton Regis and Bobbing, had been subject to brickearth extraction in the past, so surviving archaeology was not […]


Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne

The Meads, Sittingbourne. A volunteer using air abrasion to clean an iron object from one of the Anglo-Saxon graves, in the Conservation Science Investigation (CSI) lab. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne

The Meads, Sittingbourne. Mechanically cleaning an iron object from one of the Anglo-Saxon graves, in the Conservation Science Investigation (CSI) lab. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne

Reconstructed Anglo-Saxon homes and workshops, West Stow experimental archaeology site in Suffolk. © Marion Green.


Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne

Reconstructed Anglo-Saxon pig sty, West Stow experimental archaeology site in Suffolk. © Marion Green.


Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne

Archaeological evidence for an Anglo-Saxon building. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne

Artist reconstruction of building a home. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne

Artist reconstruction of Anglo-Saxon everyday activities. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne

The Meads, Sittingbourne. Amethyst beads, Anglo-Saxon Grave 59. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Meads, Sittingbourne

The Meads, Sittingbourne. Amber beads, Anglo-Saxon Grave 36. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.