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Egloshayle, Cornwall: OS Grid Reference(200500,72500)
University of Leeds
Ellis, Stanley (b.1926
Richard, Leonard (b.1889, male, retired miller)
Leonard talks about his working life and his father’s mill. He also recalls a character from the village in his younger days. Sladesbridge (just to the southeast of Egloshayle) is a nearby village and Wadebridge (just to the west) the nearest town. Dunmere is a village further to the southeast on the outskirts of the town of Bodmin and Exeter a city to the northwest. Salisbury Plain (further to the northwest) is one of Great Britain's best-known open spaces, consisting of a plateau-like area covering about 300 square miles in the county of Wiltshire.