Lees Court Estate, Faversham
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Media Coverage

A selection of articles published and TV coverage in relation to Lees Court Estate.

"Later in 2018, a major project will continue at Lees Court Estate, Faversham. A number of Bronze Age Hoards were found on the land and it is believed an intact burial chamber"

County Grounded in History - View the full article (pdf)

Kent Messenger and Faversham News - Jun 2018

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“The excavation revealed a probable prehistoric monument structure...The Society plans to return to this intriguing structure next year”

Lees Court Estate Update 2018 - View the full article (pdf)

Kent Archaeological Society, No 109 Summer 2018 - Jul 2018

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"The group says all of these finds, in such close proximity, are unheard of and could be evidence of a pre-historic community atop the North Downs overlooking Faversham Creek, a location where technological and cultural exchange could have taken place with continental Europe".

Mid-Neolithic monument from circa 3,500BC found at Lees Court Estate,  Badlesmere - View the full article (pdf)

Kent Messenger Group - Aug 2018

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"We met Tom in the shoot lodge of the 6,900ac Lees Court Estate, owned by The Countess Sondes, a supporter of sustainable agriculture and shooting, whose estate was one of the first to sign up to the BGA”

Everybody wins if we help our sport (British Game Alliance) - View the full article (pdf)

Shooting Gazette - Oct 2018

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Update on the Archaeological Project and the two digs which took place during 2018

"What is certain is this landscape is proving to be the gift that keeps on giving.."

"Thanks to the drive and enthusiasm of the Socity's Patron, Lady Sondes, Excavations to date have revealed a multi-priod prehistoric landscape"

KAS Winter 2018 No 110 - View the full article (pdf)

Kent Archaeological Society Newsletter No 110 - Jan 2019

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"Diligence and breadth of thought are steadily transforming the Lees Court Estate into a showcase for modern diversified agriculture and sustainable shooting, led from the front by a lady who doesn't mind getting her hands grubby".

Lees Court Estate - View the full article (pdf)

Shooting Gazette - Jan 2019

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"Lees Court Estate in Kent is one of the most successful wheat growers in the country...the estate began to extract wheatgerm oil succesfully, then realised the potential for many other plant-based oils"

Strength in diversity - View the full article (pdf)

Strutt and Parker Land Business Spring/Summer 2019 - May 2019

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