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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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Roman Castor Revealed

Those participating in the FRAG guided walk near the church at Castor were able to spot the traces of the major Roman building which once occupied the site. Despite the [...]

A14 Community Dig

On 14th May Helen O'Hara provided an overview of the archaeology arising from the massive road improvement project. She focused on previously unknown Saxon and Roman sites, but along the [...]

The Napoleonic Prison of Norman Cross

There is a new book about Norman Cross by Paul Chamberlain. Norman Cross Prison was the first ever purpose built prisoner of war camp. Its sub-title "The lost town of [...]

Flag Fen Flint Knapping Workshop

A flint knapping workshop organised by Vivacity took place at Flag Fen on Saturday. Eight students (including FRAG members) produced arrowheads, stone axes and a variety of sharp blades. However, [...]

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