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Archaeological Site, Mon 15 - Sun 28 Jul 2019, free entry

 Motcombe Gardens

Motcombe Gardens

Motcombe Gardens


Heritage Eastbourne


Old Town,
BN21 1PU

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Mon 15 - Sun 28 Jul Motcombe Gardens Community Excavation


We are returning to Motcombe Gardens to investigate the secrets of the historic farm the Dovecote once stood in.
Pop in and find out about the latest discoveries as they are uncovered!

Travel back in time on 20th July to find out more about what life was like for the people working and living around Motcombe and the mysteries of Pilgrim Badges with

Throughout the excavation, we will also be having a go at using medieval dyes to colour wool and investigating the medicines people working this farm yard would have used.

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Mon 15 - Sun 28 Jul 2019 10:00 to 17:00


Free entry


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Map reference: OA 597958  Lat: 50.77385 Long: 0.26464

Situated in the heart of Old Town opposite Motcombe Pool

Parking: free