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The Kent Archaeological Review (KAR)

A 3-times-a-year journal dealing with current archaeological activity in Kent. It contains reports on discoveries, excavations, the work of archaeological groups, news items, details of meetings and conferences, various features and articles, letters and illustrations.

It is essential reading for all libraries, societies and individuals with an interest in Kentish archaeology. It was first published in April 1965 and many of the back numbers are still available.

(Issues 1 to 30 are no longer available, but many articles from those early days are now available on-line.)

NEW: You can now search for previous KAR articles by keyword(s)

The Editor invites contributions for the KAR on all matters relating to Kentish archaeology and history. Whilst no guarantee can be given that all material will be published, all contributions will be carefully considered.

Index of the KAR contents since the start of publication in 1965.

Contents of the current (AUTUMN 2014) issue of the Kent Archaeological Review—number 196.
201. Friends Visit to Allington Castle. Sandra Russell.
202-203. Mystery at the Lullingstone Roman Villa. Dr Brian Philp.
204-216. More Archaeological Problems at Rochester Cathedral. Alan Ward.
217-223. Roman Temples and Shrines in Kent (Part 1).. Gerald B Clewley.
224 Roman Kent and Sussex–Major Discovery.  
225. The Medieval Tile Kiln at Keston.  
226-227. Obituaries.  
227. RAF Biggin Hill Heritage Centre.  
228. Royal Artillery Museum to Close.  
229. The 2014 Floods.  
230. Bromley Museum HLF Failure.  
231. Conference Change.  
232-233. New Publication, Discoveries & Excavations Across Kent, 1970-2014.  
233-234. Item of Interest. Jim Preston.
234. Ashford Archaeological & History Society (speakers list).  
235. Items of News. Sandra Russell.
236. Friends of the CKA.  
PHOTO: Allington Castle, Site of Friends Visit September 2014. Photo by Simon Mitchell.

Issue number 197 of the Review will be published in March 2015.

Contributions for this issue must be sent to the editor not later than 10th January 2015.

How to Subscribe to this quarterly journal dealing with current archaeological activity mainly in Kent:

Send name, address and remittance (cheque payable to CKA) to:
Subscriptions Secretary, CKA, Roman House, New Street, Dover CT17 9AJ.

  • One year  £4.00 (including postage). (Overseas £7.00)
  • Two years £8.00 (including postage). (Overseas £14.00)

Note: you may wish to become a Friend of the CKA, in which case the cost of the KAR will be included in the subscription.

There are now two printed indexes available, covering all entries in KAR numbers 1 to 190:

  • Part 1 - covering numbers 1 to 140, is the Audrey Button Consolidated Directory, published in 2000 in her memory.
  • Part 2 - covering numbers 141-190, is the Trevor Woodman Consolidated Directory, published in 2013 in his memory.

Each directory is available for £2 each (postage £1), or £3 for both (postage £1) from The Roman Painted House, New Street, Dover, Kent, CT17 9AJ (cheques payable to 'CKA').

Bound Volumes of the Kent Archaeological Review.

Case-bound volumes of KAR in blocks of ten issues, in maroon binding with elegant gold blocking on the spine are available from the address below, or may be obtained at conferences.

  • Volume 3; (KAR Numbers 21-30);
  • Volumes 7 & 8; (KAR Numbers 61-70, and 71-80) all priced at £6.00 each;
  • Volumes 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 18; (KAR Numbers 101-110, 111-120, 121-130, 131-140, 141-150, 151-160, 161-170, 171-180), are priced at £8.00 each.

Please add 20% to cover postage and packing. Cheques payable to CKA.

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