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Appledore, Kent

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:16

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C908/68

  • Recording date

    1959

  • Recording locations

    Appledore, Kent: OS Grid Reference(595500,129500)

  • Producers

    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Barry, Michael (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Dunster, Fred (b.1880, male, thresher)

  • Description

    Fred talks about his work as a travelling thresher. The original recording appears to have been paused on one occasion. Newchurch (to the east of Appledore), Brookland, Brenzett (both just to the southeast), Wittersham, Stone (both just to the southwest), Ashenden and Small Hythe (both just to the northwest) are all nearby villages. Tenterden (to the northwest) and Ashford (to the northeast) are nearby towns and Stowmarket (to the north) is a town in Suffolk.

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Appledore, Kent

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