Lyminge is one of Britain’s Pilgrimage Places

Earlier this month, the British Pilgrimage Trust published a new book designed to highlight the great number of historic and often beautiful pilgrimage sites that still exist across Britain today.  Many of these are linked by paths that are becoming increasingly popular as walking routes, used by people in search of wonderful walking regardless of … Continue reading Lyminge is one of Britain’s Pilgrimage Places

So what are we hoping to find when we dig in the church yard?

We are delighted to report that Lyminge a history Part 10 is now published and there are two articles within it relating to the church.  On the cover is an extract from Canon Jenkins's own field notes showing an early sketch of what he found and what we believe to be an early Anglo-Saxon church, … Continue reading So what are we hoping to find when we dig in the church yard?

Report from Historic England

We're delighted say that we have received a report from Historic England in connection with our project.  Historic England is the body responsible for protecting the national heritage, and will provide advice and comment where archaeology is planned on sites of special significance. The remains at Lyminge are regarded as being of outstanding significance.  Historic … Continue reading Report from Historic England

A visit from the Diocesan Advisory Committee

Monday 23 July 2018 The Committee, led by the Archdeacon of Ashford, Darren Miller, visited St Mary and St Ethelburga to discuss the excavation and the improvements to pathways and access arrangements.  The Committee comprises representatives of the Diocese and professional advisers, including Paul Bennett, Director of Canterbury Archaeological Trust who acts as archaeological adviser … Continue reading A visit from the Diocesan Advisory Committee