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Sample material from some of Chester Farm's surviving orchard trees has been sent off to the Brogdale Collection for identification

11 January 2017

Website editor Mary Powell meets Archaeologist Ian Meadows at Chester Farm during the July 2016 dig.

11 January 2017

​The County Council was delighted when the Northamptonshire Gardens Trust agreed to support further research into the gardens and landscape of Chester Farm.

11 January 2017

Thomas Messenger was the foremost designer of greenhouses in Victorian and Edwardian England.

11 January 2017

​Successful Australian novelist Rosa Praed (1851-1935) was briefly a tenant at Chester Farm and she is recorded as saying “We spent the summer of 1885 at a quaint farmhouse near Wellingborough”.

11 January 2017

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