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

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The Archaeology of Bahrain

The archaeology of Bahrain was introduced to FRAG by Michael Olney. Bahrain is a small island 32 miles long by 11 miles wide but it has been at the centre of world trade and civilisation for millennia. In ancient times the island was an oasis of fertility within a mainly desolate region. This could have given rise ... More

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Durobrivae Dig Going Ahead

Approval has been given by Historic England for the exploratory excavation at Durobrivae in July. The aim is to examine the state of preservation of the monument, which will involve lifting the turf and exposing the first undisturbed archaeological layer, particularly in areas subject to damage by rabbit burrows. It ... More

FRAG Heritage Festival 2019

FRAG at 2019 Heritage Festival

FRAG joined forces with MidNAG and Nene Valley Archaeological Trust to help spread the word about Peterborough's wealth of history and archaeology. More

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Must Farm – Post Excavation News

The first official publication about the Must Farm excavation has been published and we are starting to see a stream of post excavation analysis. More

FRAG excavation - Fane Road Allotments May 2019

Romans of Fane Road – May 2019

FRAG went back to the Fane Road allotments for 4 days digging from 17th to 20th May. The primary objective was to understand more about the Roman wall discovered during test pitting in October 2017 (Trench 1). With a great turn-out of volunteers we were also able to open a second trench over a nearby area which had been ... More

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Stamford Canal Walk at Uffington

We had a really interesting walk along a section of the Stamford Canal led by Maggie Ashcroft from the West Deeping Heritage Group. The canal was an important part of Stamford history and at different stages divided the leading local families. There was a good turnout for the walk even though we had a second FRAG event ... More

Barnack Anglo-Scandinavian Grave Cover

An enigmatic grave cover in Barnack with Anglo-Scandinavian engraving More

FRAG Metal Detecting near Stamford

FRAG Metal Detectorists Return to Bainton

Metal detectorists strike lucky - well, with the weather at least More

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Your Roman Past

The 1 day conference on 30 March provides a unique opportunity to showcase the wealth of Roman archaeology in the Nene Valley More