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Cheadle, Staffordshire (cf. SED Alton)

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    Cheadle, Staffordshire: OS Grid Reference(401500,343500)

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    Ingram, Alan (male, interviewer)

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    Oakes, Les (b.1938/03/21, male, farmer and dealer)

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    LesĀ talks passionately about his collection of old artefacts and architectural items. He goes on to rail against current attitudes and feels he is preserving some of our heritage against a tide of bureaucracy. Nottingham (to the east) and Manchester (to the northwest) are major cities within reach of Cheadle. The Alhambra is, presumably, the name of a former local cinema.

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