Archaeological archives

The bones and artefacts we have found at Chester Farm and the stories these items tell are amazing. Unfortunately, there is currently nowhere suitable for these items to be displayed for you to see.

We want to change that.

Our vision is to create a single Archaeological Resource Centre (ARC) at Chester Farm, where you can come to learn about Northamptonshire's history.

The material to be safely stored in the ARC has been accumulated over fifty years of excavation. You will also be able to see any new archives created from future excavations.

What can you expect to see?

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When will the ARC open?

Dates

What is the overall plan?

  • Detailed plan submitted to Heritage Lottery Fund
Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 1 hour ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

Last day of our #archaeological excavation. It has been an amazing week. Here is a section of #Roman road. Thanks to all our #volunteers. https://t.co...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 23 hours ago

Retweeted Nadia Norman (@MummyNoonin): @mikecurtis1956 @ChesterFarmNcc It always seems to be you in these ditches @mikecurtis1956, what have you done...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 1 day ago

Michael J Curtis on Twitter

Goodness, that ditch seems to be rather deep, Mike. Is someone else holding onto you?! https://t.co/5gt0EgtDeg

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 1 day ago

Tom on Twitter

We are glad to hear that she had fun. It has been great having different people with us each day, all of whom have played their part. https://t.co/H8R...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 1 day ago

Retweeted LeaderNCC (@LeaderNCC): @ChesterFarmNcc Volunteers washing 100s of finds Sheltering from the rain too. Well done everyone☆☆☆☆☆ team https:/...

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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 1 day ago

LeaderNCC on Twitter

Thanks Heather! We were delighted to show you the archaeology being uncovered and introduce some of our fabulous #volunteers. https://t.co/GGcGjGa5WT

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