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Archaeology at the Cheker of Hope

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The Cheker of Hope was Canterbury's largest medieval inn, standing on the corner of the High Street and Mercery Lane, very convenient for the Cathedral. Some of the exterior of the building is still visible. The Canterbury Archaeological Trust have had a couple of opportunities to investigate the interior of the building.

Roman road at No 2 High Street
Building works at the site enabled the discovery of a roman road under the site.
Building recording at No 2 High Street
A report from Rupert Austin on the interior fabric of the building.

Roman road at Nos 8 & 8A Mercery Lane
A report from a `watching brief' on some work in a shop on Mercery Lane
Building recording at Nos 8 & 8A Mercery Lane
Building recording reveals some interesting carpentry

Peter Collinson Last change: 18th November 2018