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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 62  1949  pages 22

A First Century Urn-Field at Cheriton, near Folkestone. By P. J. Tester and H. F. Bing, M.A., F.R.Hist.S

outcrop. The deteriorating effects of the Lower Greensand, in which the burials were made, account for the heavily corroded state of the metal objects and the friable condition of much of the pottery.

            Plan of the first century Urn-field at Cheriton

The general character of the burial site is that of a Belgic urn-field comparable with the earlier Kentish examples at Aylesford and Swarling. Flint flakes were found with the cremation burials at Aylesford, and these occur also at Cheriton, as noted below-. The iron

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