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  • Archaeological investigation at Kingsnorth, Isle of Grain, Kent

    Archaeological investigation at Kingsnorth, Isle of Grain, Kent

    MOLA team
    17.03.2011

    From August 2010 to January 2011, Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) carried out work at Kingsnorth, Isle of Grain, Kent. During a top soil strip in late 2011 more archaeological features were identified and a subsequent archaeological excavation was undertaken to document these.

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  • Victorian smokers had rotten teeth to match lungs

    Victorian smokers had rotten teeth to match lungs

    MOLA team
    11.03.2011

    Smoking was as bad for the Victorians as it is for anyone today, but back in those days it seems it did far more damage to their teeth.

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  • Medieval properties at Three Quays

    Medieval properties at Three Quays

    MOLA team
    25.02.2011

    In 2006 a study was undertaken looking at a research archive on medieval properties on London's waterfront which could be used to map and see who occupied properties over time. The limited area chosen for detailed examination to illustrate this, fortunately, includes the site of Three Quays.

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  • Three Quays update

    Three Quays update

    MOLA team
    17.02.2011

    Museum of London Archaeology are carrying out archaeological excavations, as part of the redevelopment of the Three Quays site on Lower Thames Street.

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  • Excavations at Three Quays

    Excavations at Three Quays

    MOLA team
    04.02.2011

    Museum of London Archaeology are carrying out archaeological excavations as part of the redevelopment of the Three Quays site on Lower Thames Street.

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