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The Story of Romney Marsh

The Story of Romney Marsh

Much of this article was provided by Jill Eddison, then with the Romney Marsh Research Trust which until mid 2012 supported the work of a team of archaeologists, historians and geographers working on the history of the Marsh. Photo © Copyright  Stephen Nunney and licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence. Romney Marsh is … read more …

First posted in Romney Marsh on 3rd October 2009
Last updated: 9th December 2012
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Romney Marsh: The Fifth Continent

Romney Marsh: The Fifth Continent

The World, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Romney Marsh. (Rev. R Barham, writing as Thomas Ingoldsby, in The Ingoldsby Legends,1840s) Ever since, the marsh has been referred to as ‘The Fifth Continent’. Thanks to  Cliff Bloomfield for this article. Backdrop to Romney Marsh 10,000 years ago the … read more …

First posted in Romney Marsh on 2nd October 2009
Last updated: 28th November 2012
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