The New Road

The Bronze Age potThe Bronze Age potFurther excavations at Fulston Manor in Kent, in advance of a new road, have revealed yet more about this fascinating area. Now the history of the site has been traced back even further. The eRevealing the archaeologyRevealing the archaeologyarliest find is a pot dated to the Middle Bronze Age, some 3,000 years ago.
Archaeological remains from the Iron Age show that people were using this landscape 2,500 years ago. We know this from the presence of pottery and field boundaries. Most interesting of all, slag produced during iron smelting suggests that iron was being worked somewhere very close by at this time. We know that people continued to live here in the Romano-British period (AD 43-410) as we have found their field boundaries.