Excavations and remote sensing

Rochester Cathedral’s cloisters, nave and quire were recently surveyed with ground penetrating radar for the first time, revealing much undiscovered archaeology. See Keevill and SUMO Services (2017 and 2018).

General bibliography (by date)

Gomme, G. L. (1887) Boley Hill, Rochester. Archaeologia Cantiana, 017.17. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.017%20-%201887/017-17.pdf

Livett, G. M. (1889) Foundations of the Saxon Cathedral Church at Rochester. Archaeologia Cantiana, 018.30. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.018%20-%201889/018-30.pdf

Cobb, E. F. (1938) Explorations on the south side of the nave. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1938. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Kelly, D. B. (1974) Trial Excavation at Deanery Gate, Rochester. Archaeologia Cantiana, 089.15. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.089%20-%201974/089-15.pdf

Harrison, A. C. and Williams, D. (1979) Excavations at Prior’s Gate House, Rochester 1976-77. Archaeologia Cantiana, 095.03. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.095%20-%201979/095-03.pdf

Bacchus, D. (1985) Rochester Cathedral, South Door Porch Excavations. Archaeologia Cantiana, 102.18. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.102%20-%201985/102-18.pdf

Ward, A., Anderson, T. and Lovett, J. (1990) Excavations at Rochester Cathedral. Archaeologia Cantiana, 108.06. Maidstone: Kent Archaeological Society. Available at:

http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.108%20-%201990/108-06.pdf

Ward, A. (1991) Excavations at Rochester. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1990-1991. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Ward, A. (1995) Excavations at the chair store. Canterbury Archaeology Trust unpublished archive report.

Ward, A., Anderson, T. and Lovett, J. (1995) Excavations at the chair store. Canterbury Archaeological Trust archive report.

Ward, A., Anderson, T. and Lovett, J. (1997) Excavations at Rochester Cathedral 1990-1995. Canterbury Archaeology Trust archive report.

Hebron, C. (1998) Phelps Lodge, an exhumation. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1997-1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Tatton-Brown, T. (1998) Archaeology and Rochester Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1997-1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Tatton-Brown, T. (1999) A Decade of Archaeology. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1998-1999. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Tatton-Brown, T. (2001) The Jesus altar area of the north transept in Rochester Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 2001. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

GSB Prospection (2007) GPR Survey of the Old Deanery Garden area of the Precincts, Rochester Cathedral. GSB Survey No. 2010/59. Rochester: Rochester Cathedral Research Guild. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2007-02/

Keevill, G. (2010) Report of a minor archaeological excavation on the north side of the Cathedral. Keevill Heritage archive report. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2010-02/

Keevill, G. (2010) Report of archaeological watching brief and building recording at Deanery Gate House. Keevill Heritage archive report. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2010-03/

Keevill, G. (2010) Report on archaeological recording before and during the construction of new glazed porches at the north and west doors. Keevill Heritage archive report. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2010-04/

Keevill, G. (2011) Report on archaeological test pits on the east side of the Tudor gate. Keevill Heritage archive report. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2011-01/

GSB Prospection (2011) GPR Survey of Rochester Cathedral Crypt & South Quire Aisle. GSB Prospection archive report 2011/64. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2011-02

Keevill, G. (2012) Adrian’s Wall. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 2011-2012. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2012-01/

Keevill, G. and Scott, J. H. (2017) Structure-from-motion surveying at Rochester Cathedral. Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society Archaeology Special Interest Group newsletter, Autumn 2017. Oxford: Taylor & Francis.

Keevill, G. and SUMO Survey (2017) Geophysical survey report. SUMO Services archive report. Rochester: Rochester Cathedral Research Guild. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2017-20

Keevill, G. and SUMO Survey (2018) Geophysical survey report. Rochester: Rochester Cathedral Research Guild. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2018-12

General bibliography (by author)

Bacchus, D. (1985) Rochester Cathedral, South Door Porch Excavations. Archaeologia Cantiana 102.18. Available at: http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.102%20-%201985/102-18.pdf

Cobb, E. F. (1938) Explorations on the south side of the nave. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1938. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Gomme, G. L. (1887) Boley Hill, Rochester. Archaeologia Cantiana 017.17. Available at: http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.017%20-%201887/017-17.pdf

GSB Prospection (2007) GPR Survey of the Old Deanery Garden area of the Precincts, Rochester Cathedral. GSB Survey No. 2010/59. Rochester: Rochester Cathedral Research Guild. Available at:

https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2007-02/

Harrison, A. C. and Williams, D. (1979) Excavations at Prior’s Gate House, Rochester 1976-77. Archaeologia Cantiana 095.03. Available at: http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.095%20-%201979/095-03.pdf

Hebron, C. (1998) Phelps Lodge, an exhumation. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1997-1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Keevill, G. (2010) Report of a minor archaeological excavation on the north side of the Cathedral. Available at: https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2010-02/

Keevill, G. (2010) Report of archaeological watching brief and building recording at Deanery Gate House. Available at: https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2010-03/

Keevill, G. (2010) Report on archaeological recording before and during the construction of new glazed porches at the north and west doors. Available at: https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2010-04/

Keevill, G. (2011) Report on archaeological test pits on the east side of the Tudor gate. Available at: https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2011-01/

Keevill, G. (2012) Adrian’s Wall. Available at: https://rochestercathedralresearchguild.org/bibliography/2012-01/

Kelly, D. B. (1974) Trial Excavation at Deanery Gate, Rochester. Archaeologia Cantiana 089.15. Available at: http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.089%20-%201974/089-15.pdf

Livett, G. M. (1889) Foundations of the Saxon Cathedral Church at Rochester. Archaeologia Cantiana 018.30. Available at: http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Pub/ArchCant/Vol.018%20-%201889/018-30.pdf

Tatton-Brown, T. (1998) Archaeology and Rochester Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1997-1998. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Tatton-Brown, T. (1999) A Decade of Archaeology. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1998-1999. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Tatton-Brown, T. (2001) The Jesus altar area of the north transept in Rochester Cathedral. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 2001. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Ward, A. (1991) Excavations at Rochester. Friends of Rochester Cathedral annual report for 1990-1991. Rochester: Friends of Rochester Cathedral.

Ward, A. (1995) Excavations at the chair store. Archive report.

Ward, A., Anderson, T. and Lovett, J. (1997) Excavations at Rochester Cathedral 1990-1995. Archive report.

Ward, A., Anderson, T. and Lovett, J. (1995) Excavations at the chair store. Canterbury Archaeological Trust archive report.

Ward, A., Anderson, T. and Lovett, J. (1990) Excavations at Rochester Cathedral. Archaeologia Cantiana 108.06.