A beautiful old pear tree in West Wood. And some lords-and-ladies (Arum Maculatum) nearby. #plants #trees… https://t.co/2KA8lijRrL
Yes there is lots of amazing buried archaeology on our site, not least the whole of a Roman walled small town. https://t.co/5fqc0KXbmb
Spoiler alert: the ‘fairy rings’ might be caused by these toadstools (bottom right) growing in the same pattern for… https://t.co/7CHvAhmUgN
One of our #volunteers seems to think we have some fairy rings @ChesterFarmNcc. He has sent me these interesting ph… https://t.co/EZpuUBBnEb
Look out for signs of #spring @ChesterFarmNcc. We need to reduce the quantity of nettles as part of our application… https://t.co/acY34aUc9D
There are still some lovely daffodils @ChesterFarmNcc. The main farm house is in the background in one picture.… https://t.co/xIieH2DDTU
about 2 days ago
Tim Allen on Twitter
“At lovely @LincsCathedral last week with @HLFEastMids and @DavidWalsh370 talking archaeology above and below the ground - at their major grants meeti...
about 2 months ago
Nene Valley on Twitter
Many thanks and we are glad you enjoyed it. A bit of dry weather is what we need so wellies aren’t so essential! https://t.co/xjkvlBq434
“@ChesterFarmNcc Enjoyed a lovely walk there yesterday!”
about 3 months ago
Managing the farm
Thanks Jayne! It was lovely to talk to Mr Dickinson, the former estate manager, last year. Read more plus a lovely pic of Jayne as a child. https://t....
Jayne's father managed Chester Farm from 1958 to 1972 and lived at Chester House together with his wife, daughter Jayne and son Robert
R Neil Marshman on Twitter
It certainly is. The special & unusual thing about the site is that it offers evidence from nearly all periods across the last 10,000 years or thereab...
“@ChesterFarmNcc It's a really interesting site isn't it?”
about 4 months ago
Many apologies. The ‘cursus publicus’ is essentially a set route along which #Roman imperial messengers and messages were sent. Our small walled town ...
“@ChesterFarmNcc What was the cuts business?”
Chester Farm on Twitter
That is, the cursus publicus. So we curse auto correct! https://t.co/lg02C343Lo
“The #Roman small town was at its height from late 2nd to 4th century. It was walled c190AD and seems to have become one of the stopping points on the...