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Archaeologia Cantiana - Vol. 57 1944 page 71
MISCELLANEOUS NOTES: Repairs at Knole
Page 210 The Dutchess of Dorset
March 17th Contracting Chimneys relaying Hearths,
repairing Battelments &c &c and sawing
and working new stone for Coping &c &c.
22nd C Parsons 6 Days at 3·6 Dy 1 1
29th 7 D° 1 4 6
Apr 5th 7¼ Dy 1 5 4½
12th 7½ Dy 1 6 3
19th 5 Dy 17 6
26th 7 ⅔ Dy 1 7 1½
Mr. Extra for jorney and expenses
and Lodging &c at Sevenhokes— at 1 1
Paid. RW [Headclerk] 8 2 9
From Ledger 1799 of May & Parsons
[Now Bridgman's], Stone Mastons, Eastgate Street,
By courtesy of Messrs. Bridgman.
R. H. D'ELBOUX.
Dark Age Burial on Barham Downs
REPORT BY PROF. A. J. E. CAVE, ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS.
THE skeletal remains hereunder described were unearthed by soldiers in constructing some trenches on the Downs just off the main Dover Road at Ileden. Canons R. U. Potts and J. W. S. Tomlin, and the writer, examined the site on July 5th, 1944, but no evidence remained of the grave which had been completely destroyed before notice of its discovery reached Canon Tomlin.
The remains appear to represent those of a single individual, namely, a middle-aged male of Saxon stock. Although the certain determination of the historic period of ancient human remains must rest almost entirely upon concomitant archeological evidence, yet the general morphological characters of the Barham Downs cranium agree better with previously examined Saxon material than with anything
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