Those of you who were in Lyminge over last weekend will know that we were visited by the re-enactment group Øst Centingas who were camping on Tayne Field on the site of the 7th Century royal feasting halls. Visitors to the encampment were treated to displays of Anglo-Saxon crafts and warfare. It was glorious weather … Continue reading The start of a great Anglo-Saxon Summer!
We are delighted to bring news to readers of this blog of a new paper published by Gabor Thomas that explores the function of Anglo-Saxon great hall complexes, drawing specifically on the wealth of information discovered at Lyminge and comparing this to other sites in Kent. Gabor sees the site on Tayne Field as exhibiting … Continue reading The Lyminge great hall complex in context
We were favoured with a cold but dry day on Saturday for the latest visit to Lyminge by Dr Gabor Thomas. Gabor was guest of the Lyminge Historical Society (LHS) to unveil the new information panel that has been installed on Tayne Field to explain about the 7th Century Royal Estate centre and the complex … Continue reading Putting Anglo-Saxon Lyminge even more on the map