Excavations in the Church of St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury 1955–58

  title={Excavations in the Church of St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury 1955–58},
  author={Andrew D. Saunders},
  journal={Medieval Archaeology},
THE EXCAVATION of Anglo-Saxon structures below the W. end of the 11th to 12th-century nave of the church of St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury, occupied three seasons between and 1957. Further, small-scale, excavation took place subsequently on the site of the pre-Conquest church of Sts Peter and Paul to test particular points. The need for the excavations in 1955 arose unexpectedly out of routine consolidation of the upstanding remains (which are in the care of what is now the Department of the… 
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