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Founded in 1857, the Kent Archaeological Society has following objectives:

To promote the study and publication of archaeology and history in all their branches, especially within the ancient County of Kent.

The Society’s interests are not confined to fieldwork. Its objectives cover archaeology and local history in the widest sense. They include historic buildings, genealogy, industrial archaeology and local history.


Lees Court News

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Kent Archaeology Society
KAS Newsletter

The next issue of the KAS Newsletter will be published in December 2019. The copy deadline for articles is 1 November 2019. Please continue to forward articles or notices to


All the best

Richard (Editor)

Kent Archaeology Society
Monumental Brass Society, Walthamstow Event

Monumental Brass Society presents in association with the Rector and Churchwardens of St. Mary the Virgin, Church, Walthamstow and the Walthamstow Historical Society

Kent Archaeology Society
Lees Court Excavation - Bexley YAC with Fred Birkbeck

Lees Court Excavation - Bexley YAC with Fred Birkbeck


On Saturday 7th September Bexley YAC took part in the KAS excavation at Lees Court. Our aim (apart from excavation) was to fulfil some of our BAJR passport skills, with Fred’s help, especially the geophis and surveying.

Kent Archaeology Society
The Lees Court Estate Project 2019 Season

The Lees Court Estate Project 2019 Season


You are cordially invited to come and take part in the 2019 Season excavation on the Lees Court Estate.


We now have a fixed diary of events for the 2019 season on the Lees Court Estate.


Kent Archaeology Society
The Literary History of Kent

Talk at the Kent Archaeological Society Annual General Meeting, University of Kent. May 18th 2019.

By Kerry Brown

Upcoming Events

Date Title
Monday 28 Oct 19 Britain 1870 - 1914
Monday 28 Oct 19 ‘Kent Inn Names’ by Paul Cullen
Saturday 02 Nov 19 Joint CBASE and KAS conference 2019
Monday 04 Nov 19 Writing Family History: The Sidneys of Penshurst
Monday 04 Nov 19 Britain 1870 - 1914
Thursday 07 Nov 19 Medieval chests in Kent
Monday 11 Nov 19 Britain 1870 - 1914
Monday 18 Nov 19 Britain 1870 - 1914
Monday 25 Nov 19 Britain 1870 - 1914
Thursday 12 Dec 19 The Lower Lines, Brompton – Defence and Experimentation