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Articles about Sawtry Abbey

A series of ‘bite-sized’ articles about the Cistercian Order and Sawtry Abbey are being written by Sawtry Archaeology. Cistercian monasticism dates to 1089 with the setting down of the [...]

Roman Britain – and where to find it

Roman Britain and Where to Find It is a newly published guidebook focusing on visible Roman remains across England, Wales and Scotland. The authors have gone to a great deal [...]

Roman Building found in Helpston

A couple of years ago FRAG members worked with the Helpston Archaeology Group to undertake initial investigation of an interesting Roman site located behind the old Exeter Arms pub. The [...]

Peterborough Extensive Urban Survey Report

The 2019 Peterborough Extensive Urban Survey Report is the outcome of a project by Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council with funding from Historic England to collate and [...]

Welland Valley Crop Marks

The unusual mix of extended wet and dry periods this summer has not pleased farmers but has been good for Welland Valley crop marks. As well as the interesting features [...]

Bronze Age Bainton

Crop marks have been spotted near Bainton, including a clear pit alignment which if similar to one excavated in the 1960s at Tallington may well date from the Bronze Age. [...]

St Mary Magdalene Church, Stilton

A new guide to St Mary Magdalene Church Stilton tells of the lives of ordinary people (and a few extraordinary characters too) throughout the centuries, living, working and worshipping together. [...]

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 [...]

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