A Past Perspective

Jo Seaman, Heritage Manager Just before the Covid-19 outbreak finally put paid to our ‘normal’ working life, I was able to carry out a small excavation in Motcombe Gardens, the supposed epicentre of modern Eastbourne (and by modern I mean post 1066AD!).  This concentrated on the area around a lump of freestanding masonry in theContinue reading “A Past Perspective”

Stories from the Store From Rome with a coin

Kelly van Doorn Yesterday marked the 2773rd anniversary of the legendary founding of Rome. I say “legendary” because all the best stories are… and as with all stories, it’s best to start at the beginning. King Numitor ruled over Alba Longa, an ancient city in central Italy, until his younger brother Amulius usurped him andContinue reading “Stories from the Store From Rome with a coin”

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