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Sixpenny Handley, Dorset

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  • Recording locations

    Sixpenny Handley, Dorset: OS Grid Reference(399500,117500)

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    University of Leeds

  • Recordist

    Ellis, Stanley (b.1926

  • Speakers

    Thorne, Charlie (b.1878, male, retired farm worker & woodman)

  • Description

    Charlie describes how to build a stack and tells a couple of anecdotes about poaching. He also briefly mentions threshing by hand. The original recording appears to have been paused on two occasions. Salisbury is a city to the northeast of Sixpenny Handley.

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