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In 1982, in the local fenlands of Peterborough, wooden timbers were accidentally brought to. It was the time of the heavy draining of these areas. An archaeological team, lead by Francis Pryor discovered they belonged to a post alignment dating back to the , leading into the fens for over 1 kilometre.
The nearby heritage centre is partly covering the costs of the ongoing excavations. The of Bronze Age pastoral landscape is relatively unique in Europe – the original of which was in use between 2000 BC and 900-600 BC. Part of it is a reconstructed droveway which served as a barrier for the animals to the open summer grazing. Two Bronze Age roundhouses are made of ash and oak, with a heavy turfed roof. One of them is based on finds at Fengate in 1976. A demonstration area catches attention for the huge amount of preserved wooden finds – here one can use bronze axes, chisels and gouges.
The type roundhouse (1988) is based on Fengate combined with other sources. It is of a much lighter than the Bronze Age buildings on site. A Roman herb garden is developed they keep several sheep and there are both original and reconstructed prehistoric and Roman roads (The Fen Causeway) and paths. Besides the the park is also engaged in and archaeological . The latter exists mainly of programs for schoolchildren, public events and workshops.
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