stamford canal - newstead

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

castor praetorium

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

Replica Roman Gold Coin

Quiz Winners Receive Replica Roman Coins

Winners of the FRAG Archaeology Quiz in December each received replica gold coins More

geophsical techniques training

Geophsical Survey Training – October 2018

FRAG members underwent geophys training with Phil Hill and Kev Redgate in Itter Park over the period 17-22 Oct 18. Although planed for 17-18 Oct 18, due to cancellation of the excavation in the Fane Road Allotments the survey was extended over the period 19-22 Oct 18 The main objective was to introduce the principles ... More

portable antiquities scheme - FRAG

FRAG at the Portable Antiquities Scheme Conference

PASt Explorers is the volunteer programme of the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Their annual conference happened to be in Peterborough this year - so members from FRAG went along. It was a really good day. As well as a free lunch at the Key Theatre there were interesting talks by both experienced professionals and amateur ... 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

normangate field geophysical survey 2018 - durham university

New Roman Street Map Available!

A geophysical survey of Normangate Field between Castor and the River Nene has revealed in spectacular detail the layout of the Roman industrial town which was once located there. The site formed an industrial suburb of Roman Peterborough - "Durobrivae". It is at the intersection of several major roads including Ermine ... More

portable antiquities scheme

Portable Antiquities Scheme – Peterborough Conference

The Portable Antiquities Scheme is run by the British Museum and has had huge success in systematic recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales. A free to attend conference is being held in Peterborough at the Key Theatre on 13th September. The PASt Explorers Project ... More