Chester Farm stories

The majority of the works at Chester Farm involve restoration, but there is also an exciting and major new build – the provision of an Archaeological Research Centre, known for short as The ARC

22 August 2017

The conservation and restoration of historic buildings require a particularly sensitive approach, especially when tackling structural issues

22 August 2017

The redoubtable Pollie who played county tennis and hockey

03 February 2017

Very recent work has included the excavation of a Roman well - the first time one has been investigated in the project.

17 January 2017

I meet local historian Jon-Paul Carr who undoubtedly has the largest collection of photographs, maps and papers covering the Irchester parish which includes Chester Farm – an extraordinary 20,000 items and still growing.

16 January 2017

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Chester Farm

about 6 months ago

Saxon

We have said little about Saxons on site, simply as not much evidence survives. But they were here. Another amazing 3D image by @UniNorthants of the t...

We have said little about Saxons on site, simply as not much evidence survives. But they were here. Another amazing 3D image by @UniNorthants of the t...
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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 7 months ago

Iron Age

We are grateful to students at @UniNorthants who have been volunteering their amazing 3D modelling skills @ChesterFarmNcc. Have a look at the Iron Age...

We are grateful to students at @UniNorthants who have been volunteering their amazing 3D modelling skills @ChesterFarmNcc. Have a look at the Iron Age...
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Chester Farm

Chester Farm

about 7 months ago

Chester Farm on Twitter

Sorry, the last trench on site last year is the one shown on your right! Mea culpa. https://t.co/75zOkV0FPe

Sorry, the last trench on site last year is the one shown on your right! Mea culpa. https://t.co/75zOkV0FPe
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