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Easingwold, Yorkshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:38

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/46

  • Recording date

    1955/05/14

  • Recording locations

    Easingwold, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(453500,469500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Passman, John George (b.1888, male, painter)

  • Description

    John relates the tale of two villagers who found buried gold while digging on Hambleton Moor and never had to work again. Ampleforth College is a boarding school to the north of Easingwold. Tom Smith’s Cross is a landmark on Wass Moor in the Hambleton Hills to the north of Ampleforth.

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