The Museum of London Archaeology Service undertook an archaeological evaluation on the site of Beechbrook Wood, to the south-east of Charing and to the north-west of Ashford, between the 12th and the 28th of August 1998. The evaluation explored the area north-west of a site excavated in 1997, ARC BWD97, and forms part of a larger programme of archaeological investigations along the future Channel Tunnel Rail Link, the aim of which is to assess the effect of construction upon the cultural heritage. Fourteen of the thirty nine trenches revealed archaeological features, The majority of features were linear field drains and ditches dating predominantly to the late Iron Age to early Romano-British period. Several tree boles and two possible firepits were also identified. Several late Prehistoric sherds and medieval building material was found residually.
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