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Outwell, Norfolk

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  • Recording locations

    Outwell, Norfolk: OS Grid Reference(551500,303500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Francis, W. Nelson (male, SED fieldworker)

  • Speakers

    Allday, William (b.1889, male, retired farm labourer)

  • Description

    William talks about his work on numerous local dykes. The original recording appears to have been paused on one occasion. March is a town just to the southwest of Outwell and Forty Foot refers to the dyke of the same name which runs to the south of March between the Old Nene and the Old Bedford rivers.

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