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A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon – Latest Archaeology News

14 May @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvements - Archaeology

The UK’s biggest road construction project involves excavation on a massive scale – 10 million m³.

Road widening, new junctions and a 17-mile bypass south of Huntingdon carve through an archaeological landscape covering all periods from the earliest hunter-gatherers to WWII. The investigation and mitigation work by MOLA is on a corresponding scale and is due to complete March 2018.



  • 537 trial trenches
  • 800 ha of potential archaeology
  • 80 archaeological sites
  • 130 staff

More than 25 settlements have been uncovered, including: Iron Age, Roman, Saxon and Medieval sites.

Helen O’Hara will provide an overview of the archaeology arising from the project. There will be specific focus on a Saxon and a Roman site.

Speaker: Helen O’Hara, Senior Community Archaeologist, MOLA Headland Infrastructure

Both FRAG and non FRAG Members

MOLA Headland Infrastructure is supporting this event as part of their community outreach programme


14 May
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Parkway Sports & Social Club
Maskew Avenue
Peterborough, PE1 2AS
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