The Committee


Chairman  Martin Bridge

Secretary  Jenny Bishop

Treasurer  John Payne

Newsletter Editor  John Walker

Membership Secretary Tim Howson

Web Site                     Terry Vanner

Other Members:

David Andrews              

Jane Briscoe

Brenda Watkin

Elphin Watkin

Next Committee Meeting 17th May 2016


The Group was formed in 1983 by a varied collection of professionals and amateurs keen to see more work on the lesser buildings of Essex published for all to see and comment on. They were a mix of people having many varied interests in the field of study loosely covered by the term 'historic buildings'. Buildings, materials, documents, landscape or just an inquisitive mind were the areas of interest, we have now published a continuing series of booklets, a manual on recording a building, hold a Day School once a year and provide Sunday guiding at the Cressing Temple site. We meet regularly to hear speakers on various aspects of historic buildings and building types

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Consideration has been given to an on site newsletter. If you are an EHBG member and would like to receive the newsletter in this way to save the Group the cost of postage please email and we will issue a login.

Our next meeting at Moulsham Mill Chelmsford is Friday 20th May when Roger Kennellon will give a talk on Martello Towers. All are welcome see Events for further information

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Bookings for the 18th June 2016 day school are being taken. Book early to avoid disappointment. Click "Day School" above for details.