Several IOTAS members took part in a dig in October 2016 to find the site of a Camp from the first Roman invasion of Britain. Andrew Mayfield, Community Archaeology Liaison Officer for Kent was leading this dig, which followed some promising geophysing in 2015.
‘Two slots were dug through the ditch and heroically excavated down to natural. We also identified at least one phase of trackway and an entrance. Not to mention a series of features ?cut? by the ditches…
We recovered some excellent dating evidence in the form of pottery, metalwork, animal and human bone.’
There’s a possibility more work will take place on this site next year – WATCH THIS SPACE!