Blog entries for 2018

St Mary's Church before the restoration

Thatcham Church

I have been writing, on behalf of Thatcham Historical Society, articles for a local magazine. So here is a copy of one of the articles: It is believed that a place of worship was erected on the site of St. Mary’s church during the 7th century AD. This would have been a wooden structure and was

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Chamberhouse Castle

Many historic buildings are hidden in plain sight. For example Thatcham House, Thatcham Farm, Monks Chambers and Crown House are all historic buildings that can easily be seen within a few minutes of the town centre. However how many know that there was once a castle a short distance away? Chamberhouse was once part of

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