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The Roman Kiln

Construction and firing of a replica Roman kiln was a central element of the community dig. Amongst the Fane Road volunteers and allotment holders was an accomplished amateur potter, Wendy Gamble. With her own modern kilns nearby she could have easily produced Roman style pottery of the era of the Fane Road villa. That ... More

New Insights into Roman Town at Peterborough

The largest Roman centre in the Peterborough area was Durobrivae. There are no longer any visible remains other than lumps and bumps in a field close to the A1. During August 2016 archaeologists undertook a series of non invasive surveys to help improve our understanding of what lies below the ground. The Roman town of ... More

nassington roman barn

Nassington Roman Barn

On a gentle slope above the village of Nassington an excavation led by Middle Nene Archaeological Group in August 2016 revealed a large, rectangular Roman building. Site director, Derek Roberts, and his brother Andy had been drawn to this site initially by a high density of surface finds. Geophysical survey then ... More