peterborough urban survey report - john speed map

Peterborough Extensive Urban Survey Report

The 2019 Peterborough Extensive Urban Survey Report is the outcome of a project by Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council with funding from Historic England to collate and re-evaluate the city's known urban archaeological resource. It followed on from a previous survey which was focused on the ... More

helpston aerial crop marks

Welland Valley Crop Marks

The unusual mix of extended wet and dry periods this summer has not pleased farmers but has been good for Welland Valley crop marks. As well as the interesting features seen recently in Bainton it has been possible to capture good images at Baston, Maxey and Helpston. The image above was taken by local pilot David Leggett ... More

nassington 2019

Nassington Ditch Hunt

We are back in sunny Nassington for the fourth year with our friends from MidNAG. This year we are continuing our quest to understand the features revealed by geophysics and aerial photography. Fewer specific features (or finds) but plenty of ditches! And plenty of dogs. Here is a skull being lifted by one of our ... More

Nassington Roman Barn Sept 2017

Back to Nassington – 2018

Year 3 and we're off. Back to Nassington with MidNAG to delve deeper into an Iron Age and Roman agricultural site. Old friends from as far away as New Zealand, and new friends from as near as Lincolnshire. Over the past 2 years we have discovered and explored an enigmatic Roman barn. Large, with fine herringbone ... More

durobrivae

Durobrivae – Breaking News!

This month’s FRAG talk on Durobrivae delivered by Dr Stephen Upex was newsworthy, comprehensive, and fascinating. Durobrivae – News The walled Roman town at Durobrivae is an Historic England scheduled site but it is at risk from burrowing animals, unauthorised detectorists and other threats. There is growing ... More

Stonea Camp September 2017

Stonea Camp – Guided Walk

Several new members joined the FRAG tour of Stonea Camp and Stonea Grange led by David Crawford-White on Saturday 9th September. The lumps and bumps reveal little on their own but with David’s expert commentary we gained a good understanding of their significance. The late Iron Age “hill fort” lying just a couple ... More