Witchmarks to protect King James I found on concealed wooden beams | Archaeology News from Past Horizons

Originally posted on Past Horizons.

Archaeologists exploring National Trust property Knole, in Kent (southeast England), have uncovered a series of 17th century witchmarks with an intriguing history. Discovered in a room built to accommodate royalty, the marks lay hidden for centuries.

The discovery comes as part of the National Trust’s five-year project, supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, to conserve Knole, one of Britain’s most important historic houses…

via Witchmarks to protect King James I found on concealed wooden beams | Archaeology News from Past Horizons.

3 thoughts on “Witchmarks to protect King James I found on concealed wooden beams | Archaeology News from Past Horizons

  1. I have been to Knole a few times. They have a large deer herd, and the house is home to some excellent portraits too. If you are ever back in England, Sarah, it is one to go and see. (You may know it already, of course.)
    Best wishes, Pete.

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