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September 2021 Dig; now full!

This year’s dig will take place at Whitehall Farm, Nether Heyford between 13th and 20th September and will continue the investigations into an Anglo Saxon cemetery on the site.

Thank you for your interest in the coming excavation. Applications have now closed as the dig is fully staffed.

New Geophys report: The abandoned village of Thrupp


A magnetometer survey of 9.4ha of the area of the now vanished village of Thrupp in the parish of Norton, Northamptonshire. Numerous other features were revealed dating from probably the Late Iron Age/Roman period to the late medieval


Website Changes, Jan 2020

Our long-standing webmaster Jeremy Cooper has for sometime expressed his wish to ‘retire’ from this role. Jeremy has been with CLASP since it evolved from the Friends of the Upper Nene Project in about 2002, which in turn was a spin off from the Whitehall project. His advice on formulating the CLASP Constitution and in parallel the application for charitable status was essential. In addition to his role as webmaster Jeremy was our official photographer and videographer until recently. On behalf of all at CLASP, past and present, simply thank you for your help and loyalty.

We now have a new webmaster Tim Kay, (yes he is related to our erstwhile Fred!). Tim is still getting his head round the new job but, as Chair, having seen what he has done so far I am confident that things bode well for the future of our website. If you wish to contact Tim, including having items posted on the website, please use the following email address:-

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