The path of any project doesn't always run smoothly and we had a very low moment in 2010 when the farmhouse of Chester Farm was severely damaged by fire, due to an electrical fault.
In 2010 at the age of 83, Christine Nicholas (formerly Clarke) sent us her recollections of Chester Farm.
Each year we will be noting the increasing bio-diversity of birds, flowers and animals at Chester Farm.
Sample material from some of Chester Farm's surviving orchard trees has been sent off to the Brogdale Collection for identification
Website editor Mary Powell meets Archaeologist Ian Meadows at Chester Farm during the July 2016 dig.