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Cornwood, Devon

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:44

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/31

  • Recording date

    1964

  • Recording locations

    Cornwood, Devon: OS Grid Reference(260500,59500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Wakelin, Martyn (male, SED Editor)

  • Speakers

    Small, F. H. W. (b.1882, male, foreman clay-worker)

  • Description

    Mr Small describes how the locally mined china clay was transported to Plymouth for export. Lee Moor (just to the northwest of Cornwood) is a nearby village and Cann Wood an area of woodland just to the west. Newton Abbot (to the northeast) is a nearby town and Plymouth (to the southwest) the nearest city.

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