Bronze Age Settlement

Thanks to funding from Historic England and Forterra, in August 2015 we began a new project – Bronze Age Settlement. This was a 10-month excavation of a settlement at the site that was destroyed by fire, causing it to collapse into a river channel, preserving the contents in situ. Information on our progress and discoveries can be found in Bronze Age Settlement.

Bronze Age River

In 2011 the Cambridge Archaeological Unit, University of Cambridge, in collaboration with Forterra, began to unearth a series of extraordinary finds. What we found, what we learnt and what we know about the history, geology and archaeology of the area, can be explored in Bronze Age River.


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    Must Farm: three thousand years in the making

    An exhibition of some of the material from our 2011 excavations at Must Farm will take place between May 5th and September 10th at Peterborough Museum. The material is from the Bronze Age River Channel rather than the Settlement we have recently finished excavating. The channel contained a variety of..

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