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[ Harry ] TRADITIONAL FARMING TECHNIQUES

Duration / 00:05:52. Speakers Pierce, Harry (b.1896, male, retired farmer) Recording date / 1966. Recording locations / Kingham, Oxfordshire: OS Grid Reference (425500, 223500).


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Uh, make the stack Uh, Uh Corn stacker, Haystack.


of straw

A foundation

you uh , started by putting

Well

[ 0.13 ]


fill

[ 0.23 ]

Th e n yo u fi ll What What we we call call

the middle

UP


[ 0.26 ]

And, Fill the

MID D L E again And, round the outside again


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Until,

the eves.


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And then, yo u

FILL THE MIDDLE rightup

You let it Settle down


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And you started to, [ Put the thatch on ] [ That was by using wheat straw ] [ Which you put, in a big heap ]

DAMPT DAMPT [ And, put in to j a c k ] [ Where you took them uptheladder ] [ And you started at the bottom]

OF THE EVE


[ 1.07 ]

And Worked up! To the top of the roof

USING Strings And Sprays to

- Keep it down


4 5

[ 1.12 ]

Perhaps

or

Along the rick


[ 1.28 ]

TEMPRA Tempra

stones about,

STRADLE They had what the called a


[ 1 .43 ]

You did it practically in the same way, as you built you

Fr om

ge tti n

gu

p

in

to th e

You see

corner


[ 3.15 ]

R

O

And then, you went

U

D

And round, and round again

- That way

N


[ 1.59 ]

And up to we use the same, And up to we use the same, just the same. just the same. And up to we use the same, just the same.

[ As we say ]


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Till you got the middle full And then gradually kept

- Filling the Middle up

When roun the outside first


[ 4.5 7 ]

[ but uh ]

And you keep on till you finish your edge


[ END ]

Harry - Traditional Farming Techniques  

This project was set by the International Society of Typographic Designer 2013.

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