Updates & News

New events:

2nd April 2022: Free documentary film showing at the Old Baptist Chapel in Tewkesbury on the The Timber-Farmed Traditions of Gloucestershire. FILM START TIMES: 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 2pm & 3pm. Viewing limited to 30 people. For a PDF flyer click here GDP Poster – Documentry launchv2

17th September 2022 (Saturday): Workshop on producing 3D-drawings 11am at the Old Baptist Chapel – Tewkesbury. A workshop introducing the basics of using Sketchup for complete beginners. Covering a review of the basic tools and also using photographs for making the models more realistic. Places limited, please contact the Gloucestershire Building Recording Group (e-mail: akmoir@tree-ring.co.uk) for further details and to reserve a place.

Youtube lectures on the tree-ring results

Please find below links to three lectures discussing the initial tree-ring results for the Gloucestershire Dendrochronology Project.

1. Tewkesbury results – first given to the Friends of Tewkesbury Abbey on the 13th March 2021:


2. Newent results – first given to Newent U3A on 19th May 2021:


3. Gloucester results – first given to Gloucestershire Local History Association on 17th June 2021:


The Search for Chamfer Stops

Not sure what a chamfer stop is, or what they look like? Just check out our new article: The Search for Chamfer Stops

In the News

BBC New: Gloucestershire buildings ‘may be older than records show’

Brunel University London: Researchers hunt for Gloucestershire’s hidden medieval buildings



11th September 2021: 10-11am – a lecture on timber-frame buildings in Tewkesbury. For a PDF flyer with more details click here – GBRG-2021-09-11 Lecture

11th September 2021: 3-5pm – a workshop on dating and recording timber-frame buildings. For a PDF flyer with more details click here – GBRG-2021-09-11 Workshop