Heritage Open Days 2022

It's great to open up again for the ever-popular Heritage Open Days after an enforced break due to Covid. We will post more details and booking links nearer the time, but for now, put the date in your diary! You will be able to book a tour of parts of historic Cotesbach Hall, which has been owned and lived in by the same family for nine generations. Many of the documents in…

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Heritage Open Days 2022

It's great to open up again for the ever-popular Heritage Open Days after an enforced break due to Covid. We will post more details and booking links nearer the time, but for now, put the date in your diary! You will be able to book a tour of parts of historic Cotesbach Hall, which has been owned and lived in by the same family for nine generations. Many of the documents in…

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From the Archive: A remarkable harvest.

High up on a sheltered, well lit corner of a wall in an outbuilding at Cotesbach Hall can be deciphered a faint scribbling entitled ‘TOTAL TATERS 1920’ [1].  The unmistakeable hand of Rowley Marriott (1899-1992) can be discerned listing the weight of potatoes yielded from each of three areas in the walled garden, to a total imperial equivalent of 1,238 kg, nearly three times what we considered to be an exceptional yield…

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