nassington roman barn

Nassington Roman Barn

On a gentle slope above the village of Nassington an excavation led by Middle Nene Archaeological Group in August 2016 revealed a large, rectangular Roman building. Site director, Derek Roberts, and his brother Andy had been drawn to this site initially by a high density of surface finds. Geophysical survey then ... More

FRAG Members Unearth Finds at Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral organised an archaeological dig in the Deanery garden in June to coincide with Peterborough Heritage Festival. FRAG members were amongst nearly 100 volunteers who participated in the excavation. The focus of the archaeology was on the Late Anglo-Saxon period, including investigating the possibil... More

Metal Detector Training with Steve Critchley

FRAG members underwent metal detector training with Steve Critchley. The training site was a pasture between Peterborough and Stamford, close to a number of ancient features. The emphasis was on learning techniques and on responsible use of metal detectors. Perhaps unsurprisingly finds were mainly everyday objects ... More

Must Farm Visit Feb 2016

FRAG Visit – Must Farm Excavation

FRAG members enjoyed a unique opportunity to visit the Must Farm excavation. Billed as a Bronze Age island settlement at Whittlesey, the reality is actually much more than you could ever anticipate. Selina Davenport, the Must arm outreach supervisor for the Cambridge Archaeological Unit explained the site as archae... More