Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Arthur Perkin interview, part 07

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:06:39

  • 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

    Lew Trenchard manor is supposed to be haunted but there haven’t been any sightings. Meant to be a secret passage. Church chandelier has been stolen twice, church screen from 1200 is a copy. Sabine Baring-Gould’s books at Killerton, ‘he done pretty well’, used to ride around in a dogcart. Built the ballroom so as to have dances in order to marry off his daughters. When they travelled to dances the daughters would get the driver drunk so that they could stay longer.

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