The following documents are in PDF format (unless otherwise noted) and can be downloaded by clicking on the associated link.
This document was produced by Chris Pym and is a short guide to the different soils within the allotments. It explains how the underlying geology greatly affects your soil and what you grow and, more importantly, how to change the chemistry of that soil to improve your crops.
Download (700 KB): Geology and Soil Types (pdf)
This document was produced by Chris Pym and is a 27 page investigation into the early origins of the Horspath allotments, from Tudor times and then the impact of the revolutionary changes brought about by the Enclosure Acts hereabout.
Download (6.7 MB): Origin of Horspath Allotments (pdf)