The new archaeological display in the north aisle of the parish church has now been fully installed. The exhibits on display are a selection of the few tantalising excavated fragments that give an insight into how the Anglo-Saxon church was built. A graphic panel provides more information about these exhibits. We have used them, as … Continue reading A new archaeological display for the parish church
The simple answer is: 'you bet we have!' It's time to bring you up to date on what is planned and what you can expect to see unfold in the weeks and months ahead as we move towards the end of the project later this year. Glorious daffodils in the churchyard (picture courtesy of Liz … Continue reading So have we been busy over the Winter?
We are delighted to announce that prints of Dom Andrews' wonderful reconstructions of Queen Ethelburga's church and Lyminge monastery are now for sale. You can read more about the process and the deliberations behind the reconstructions here. Scroll down to the bottom of this post to see the image of the interior of the church. … Continue reading Prints of Ethelburga’s church for sale
We are delighted to unveil the first view of how Queen Ethelburga's church may have looked around 650 AD shortly after her death. This view has been wonderfully recreated for us by Dom Andrews, archaeological illustrator. We have based the view above on as much actual detail as we have, but inevitably in order to … Continue reading Re-creating Queen Ethelburga’s church
Earlier this month we put up a post showing how the work is progressing to create a 3D digital reconstruction of the Anglo-Saxon church excavated last summer that we think was probably Ethelburga's church built in the 630s or 640s. Work has continued on this reconstruction over the past couple of weeks and the new … Continue reading Update on reconstructing Ethelburga’s church
The dig in the church yard began just a year ago this month. Readers of this blog will be familiar with images of the Anglo-Saxon church that we uncovered, and that we are reasonably confident was built around the middle of the 7th Century. So this could be the church built by Ethelburga for the … Continue reading Visualising Ethelburga’s church