The Roman Fort at Reculver was built in the latter half of the 3rd century.

After it was abandoned, a Saxon Church was built within its walls incorporating Roman building materials. It has been said of Ward's drawing that 'he was not always a very easy, or even correct, draughtsman but he was an extremely observant one whose work is often forceful and full of rugged character'. This Church was originally built 9 miles from the sea, but is now right on the coast.


Sir Bruce Ingram; Pierre Jeannerat; Spink & Son.

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RA
01227 862162

Opening times

Museum & Galleries: Tues - Sat, 10am to 5pm. Sun, 11pm to 4pm.

Café: Mon - Sat 10am to 4pm. Sun, 11am to 3.30pm

Visitor Information Mon - Wed, 9am to 6pm Thurs, 9am to 8pm Fri, 9am to 6pm Sat, 9am to 5pm Sun, 10am to 4pm

Exhibitions at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

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