Heycroft House

Report on architecture and renovation of Heycroft, 1974

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  • This was the (rented) home of Frank and Rose Collyer, my grandparents. I spent many happy times there as a child, but it was fearsomely cold in the winter and too ridiculously large to heat efficiently! Even as kids, there was always mulled home-made elderberry wine to ‘warm yer innards.’ And hot water bottles, of course. It was, and is, a beautiful building. ‘The Cottage’; that was a misleading name if ever there was one. Yes, fond memories, and many of them…

    By Andy Collyer (28/08/2019)

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