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New Series Vol VIII. Within the walls: the developing town c AD 750–1325. Canterbury Whitefriars Excavations 1999–2004

New Series Vol VIII. Within the walls: the developing town c AD 750–1325. Canterbury Whitefriars Excavations 1999–2004 Alison Hicks and Mark Houliston (2018) The second of four books publishing the results of excavations in the Whitefriars area of Canterbury, this report describes the development of the town between AD 750 and 1225.  Combining stratigraphic analysis […]


Reculver: west wall nave

St Mary, Reculver: west wall nave


Roman town wall

A small part of the Roman town wall (between the red lines) has survived by later being incorporated into a medieval church wall. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust 2006.


Wall paintings

Wall paintings in Roman houses at Pompei, Italy. © Marion Green 2006.


Painted wall plaster

Many houses in the town had walls painted with colourful designs. We find lots of fragments of the painted wall plaster. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust 2006.


Tudor wall painting

A Tudor wall painting in situ in a Canterbury house, Kent. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Painted wall plaster

Fragments of painted wall plaster from a Roman building. Found at the Whitefriars excavations, Canterbury, Kent (THE BIG DIG). © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Roman town wall

Remains of the Roman town wall at St Radigund’s, Northgate, Canterbury, Kent. © Canterbury Archaeological Trust Ltd.


Canterbury City Wall Trail

Canterbury City Wall Trail Available in English, French, German and Dutch. Price: £2.50 Softback. Dimensions: 10 x 21 cm. 28 pages. Full colour throughout. Available from 92A Broad Street, Canterbury, CT1 2LU or email admin@canterburytrust.co.uk


New Series Vol III. Townwall Street, Dover. Excavations 1996

New Series Vol III Townwall Street, Dover. Excavations 1996 Keith Parfitt, Barry Corke & John Cotter (2006) In 1996 Canterbury Archaeological Trust conducted major excavations on the north-western side of Townwall Street, at Dover, ahead of the reconstruction of a petrol station. The site lies beyond the centre of the historic town, below Dover Castle, […]