Peterborough & The Soke

The British Archaeological Association held its summer conference in Peterborough in 2015. A book has now been published which captures the topics which were addressed. The focus is on Peterborough [...]

The Broken Sword – Michael Harrabin

The Broken Sword by Michael Harrabin is a full-length novel that addresses Bronze Age mysteries which have been challenging Peterborough archaeology: notably, what was the purpose of the Flag Fen [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

FRAG at 2019 Heritage Festival

On 15th and 16th June FRAG joined forces with MidNAG and Nene Valley Archaeological Trust to help spread the word about Peterborough's wealth of history and archaeology. Our combined [...]

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. Whilst it is of course [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Barnack Anglo-Scandinavian Grave Cover

What does the inscription mean or depict? Whose burial place did it mark? 11th century - or earlier? What does it tell us about the history of Barnack? How might [...]

FRAG Metal Detectorists Return to Bainton

On 18th April a team of FRAG detectorists returned to a field near Bainton. This is a continuation of previous detecting there and there is more to be surveyed on [...]

Your Roman Past

Plans for a major local Conference about Roman Peterborough are taking shape. You need to book now to secure a place. "Your Roman Past" is a one-day conference featuring six [...]

Quiz Winners Receive Replica Roman Coins

Winners of the FRAG Archaeology Quiz in December each received replica Roman gold coins. It's possible that the coins now take pride of place on the mantlepiece - but more [...]

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 [...]

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