SHAAS

Tunbridge Wells, UK

In the summer of 2014 the chance discovery of the first recorded Iron Age bloomery furnace in the Southborough Valley created a lot of local interest. Material from a sealed context in the furnace has been given a radiocarbon date of c.350BC. This would make the bloomery not only the oldest know furnace of its type in Kent, but possibly one of the earliest in Britain. In March 2015 the Southborough & High Brooms Amateur Archaeology Society (SHAAS) was formed to fully excavate and record...

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