Napoleonic-Era Field Kitchen Discovered in Guernsey

www.archaeology.org | 12/2/2019 | Staff
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(Clifton Antiquarian Club)VALE COMMONS, GUERNSEY—According to a report in the Guernsey Press, archaeologists Laurie Waite and Donovan Hawley of the Clifton Antiquarian Club found a Napoleonic-era field kitchen in a mound on the island of Guernsey that had long been expected to hold a Bronze Age burial. However, a clay pipe recovered at the site was only manufactured between 1803 and 1815, Waite explained. The excavation also uncovered a decorated button manufactured in the early 1800s. Built in the standard design of the British Army, the field kitchen had 12 stone-lined hearths and...
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