Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Arthur Perkin interview, part 02

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:17

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0015386 (copy of C1033/321)

  • Recording date

    1996-06-01

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Lew Mill, Devon, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Perkin, Arthur (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male), Patten, Jacqueline (speaker, female)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    Wouldn’t grind peas or beans because the stones needed to be cleaned after 30 minutes. Stone dressing. The grooves needed in the stone. Mill was part of the estate. Other mills. Nearly all the mill kit gone. 110 acres on the farm, originally only had 30 acres. Mainly a grass farm, little arable.

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