Large cemetery N of Sangrado's Wood


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Ditched Enclosure
Early Medieval

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County Council

Kent County Council

District Council

Dover District Council



Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

OR311311 (631069, 153778)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.2358, 1.31053

Nearest Postcode

CT13 0JN

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Updown Saxon cemetery, Sangrado's Wood. Discovered in 1976 as a cropmark. Late 7th century inhumation cemetery, Frankish vessel and associated remains. 36 inhumations were excavated in 1976, mostly orientated East-West, in coffins, and buried with associated grave goods. Clusters of graves were buried within ditched enclosures, but there was no trace of barrows .

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