Bigbury Camp is an Iron Age hill fort that was the scene of British resistance against Julius Caesar in 54BC. The Romans subsequently used the hill fort as a military encampment site. Finds unearthed during excavations at Bigbury can be seen at both Canterbury and Maidstone museums. Bigbury Road,
England, CT4 7LS
Coldrum Longbarrow is an almost intact Neolithic long barrow in the Medway Valley of Kent. The barrow is probably the best preserved in Kent; it measures an impressive 30 metres long by 18 metres wide (about 95 feet by 55 feet) and is surrounded by 15 sarsen stones arranged in a circle.
Kit's Coty House is a dolmen burial chamber consisting of three upright stones and a capstone. The capstone is huge, about 4 metres by 2.7 metres in width. Nearby is Little Kit's Coty, also known as the Countless Stones. Aylesford,
A prehistoric burial site, now little more than a confused jumble of sarsen stones. Little Kit's Coty stands about 450 metres south of the Kit's Coty House dolmen. This site is also known as Countless Stones. Aylesford,
After the Exhibition it was disassembled and moved to Sydenham, where it burned down in 1936
This Day in British History
14 August, 1040
Macbeth kills King Duncan
Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!
The protoypical 'wicked uncle', this king was popularly blamed for murdering Edward V
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