Category Archives: Kent

Power Station Road, Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, Kent

Settlement (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 932 733 Archaeology & History An extensive site that was uncovered when a housing estate was being built on the south-side of Power Station Road at the end of the 20th century.  During … Continue reading

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Dumpton Park, Ramsgate, Kent

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TR 389 661 Archaeology & History A little-known site which archaeologist Brian Philp (2002) called “a Bronze Age barrow”.  When the old Greyhound Stadium at Ramsgate was being demolished for a new housing estate, planning … Continue reading

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Baston Manor, Hayes, Kent

Settlement:  OS Grid Reference – TQ 407 649 Archaeology & History This settlement site was found thanks to the good work of the Bromley & West Kent Archaeology Group in the 1960s, when they decided to do follow-up work to … Continue reading

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Black Prince’s Well, Harbledown, Kent

Holy Well: OS Grid Reference – TR 129 582 Also known as: Leper Well St. Thomas’s Well Getting Here The Black Prince’s Well is found to the right of a path that curves around past the Leper Hospital / almshouses, … Continue reading

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Haly Garden Spring, Burham, Kent

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – TQ 731 614 Also known as: Pilgrim Spring (possibly?) Getting Here To find the Pilgrim Spring, the probable site see below, take the road to Blue Bell Hill out of Aylesford and after passing a … Continue reading

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Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – TQ 531 592 Getting Here The well now lies on private land and feds a trout farm (Beckets Well Trout Farm at The Castle House, Sevenoaks Rd, Otford in Sevenoaks). To find Becket’s Well go … Continue reading

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Adam’s Well, Speldhurst, Kent

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – TQ 556 382 Getting Here To find Adam’s Well take the footpath from near the High Rocks Inn, leading up under the railway, continuing along the edge of a copse and into open area. … Continue reading

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Single Well, Ifield, Gravesend, Kent

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 6538 7081 Also Known as: St. Thomas’ Well Shingle Well Archaeology & History Sadly the site is gone no longer in existence it was in the roadway along the Roman Watling Street, … Continue reading

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Larkfield, Maidstone, Kent

Cairnfield (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 702 590 Archaeology & History In recent years it seems that very little has been written about this seemingly lost site, long since destroyed by the self-righteous advance of the Industrialists.  It seems … Continue reading

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