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Lees Court Project

Lees Court Project

A partnership project between the Society, the Lees Court Estate Trust and the School of Classical and Archaeological Studies at the University of Kent to investigate the history, buildings, place names and archaeology of the Lees Court Estate.

Group News
Posted by Clive Drew - On 10th Sep 19

This is an update on the first few days on site and the preparation for the next few weeks excavation.


Posted by Richard Taylor - On 7th Sep 19

Days 4 & 5 were spent finishing off the initial excavations at Stringmans Field while investigating potential areas for further excavation next year.  Once again, volunteers f


Posted by Richard Taylor - On 4th Sep 19

 

Stringmans Field Excavation - Background

 


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 3rd Sep 19

Firstly, thank you to everyone who has been following the posts on here, it is the first time the Society website has been used for these kind of updates.


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 30th Aug 19

Penultimate day of the Badlesmere Bottom dig and all features are getting tidied, drawn and recorded.


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 30th Aug 19

Today saw volunteers saying a fond(ish!) farewell to trench 3.


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 28th Aug 19

What a difference  day makes - 24 little hours later and we start the day with rain showers. Plenty of volunteers today for training day on the Lees Court Estate.


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 27th Aug 19

We were back on site today after our bank holiday break, replenished and ready to go.


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 26th Aug 19

Phew, what a scorcher!


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 23rd Aug 19

Work continues on day 5 of our dig and what a fantastic amount of work KAS members are getting through. Lady Sondes was impressed and fascinated when she visited the site late in the afternoon.


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 22nd Aug 19

Members aplenty at the Badlesmere Bottom dig today, the word has escaped that we have some interesting archaeology to be investigated.


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 21st Aug 19

Day 3 on site and time to start digging in earnest (in very compact clay in actual fact!), The first 'slot' of the season was opened on a very innocuous looking linear in trench 1.


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 20th Aug 19

Much progress made by the KAS Project Team at Lees Court today.


Posted by Fred Birkbeck - On 19th Aug 19

Logistics day at Lees Court Estate for the first day of the Badlesmere Bottom excavations.


Posted by KAS - On 18th Aug 19

The first stage of the Lees Court Estate fieldwork project 2019 is getting underway from next Monday 19th of Aug


Posted by Simon Rogers - On 29th May 19

 


Posted by Simon Rogers - On 29th May 19

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