Investigating a medieval stone building


Professor Paul Bennett

Investigating a medieval stone building

Time and Date: Saturday 30 April, 11:30 - 12:30

Ticket price: £10 in person/ £9 online

Location: Eastbridge Hospital CT1 2BD

Biographical note

As the Director of Canterbury Archaeological Trust, Paul has overseen numerous archaeological excavations both in this country and abroad. In addition to his main interest in the archaeology of Kent, he is an expert in classical Libyan civilisation, having worked in the country over several decades. More recently, he has expanded his overseas interests to northern Iraq, investigating the region’s prehistory. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge regarding Canterbury’s archaeology and history, and his passion for the subject has inspired professionals and amateurs alike, which was recognised in 2017 when he was awarded an MBE

Event details

During this tour of the Canterbury’s St Thomas’ or Eastbridge Hospital, Paul Bennett will offer participants a master class in how to look for clues to understand how this building developed from c.1200 until the end of the Middle Ages. Furthermore, during his time as Director of Canterbury Archaeological Trust he oversaw several building surveys and other archaeological work at this iconic medieval stone building. 





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