Old Hall Dovecote Barholm

As an important component of a 17th century manorial complex, the dovecote preserves valuable evidence for the way in which dovecotes functioned both economically and symbolically in high-status establishments of this period. Project Summary The dovecote at Barholm Old Hall is a complete standing structure surviving in good condition. It is rare in that all […]

Burghley Walled Garden Stamford

Burghley Park was successfully entered into a 10-year Higher Level Stewardship scheme towards the end of 2013, with management and restoration proposals guided by a Parkland Management Plan (Cookson and Tickner, 2013). One of the main projects identified for part-funding through HLS was the restoration of the Walled Garden, located towards the south of the […]

The Hills Road War Memorial, Cambridge

The Hills Road War Memorial commemorates the fallen brave of both Great Wars, as the soldier glances back to the train station from where he disembarked. The memorial is titled ‘The Homecoming’ and is both a social and historic landmark. Project Summary Members of the Messenger team have had association with this important memorial over […]

Sacrewell Mill Cambridgeshire

Sacrewell Mill Cambridgeshire The rich history of Sacrewell’s Grade II* listed 18th century watermill, goes back as far as we know, to 1086 and the Domesday book, although the lie of the land suggests the Romans were using water power at Sacrewell hundreds of years earlier. Project Summary The project at Sacrewell included the construction […]