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by edl39
06 May 2020, 22:16
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Apparatus for unloading hay
Replies: 4
Views: 10340

Re: Apparatus for unloading hay

We have a hay sling at Chedhams Yard in Wellesbourne but were unsure how it was used and suspended.
These pictures show the process. Thank you. Eric Lawley
by edl39
07 May 2019, 09:04
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Furrowing plough
Replies: 1
Views: 11711

Furrowing plough

Please see the attached picture. This tool has been donated to Chedhams Yard in Wellesbourne and we are not sure what it is. There are no identification marks on it. It would appear to be a single handed furrowing plough but we are not sure or what crops it would have been used for. The previous own...
by edl39
09 Feb 2019, 21:57
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Comb Tool
Replies: 2
Views: 13554

Re: Comb Tool

Alan, Thanks for your reply. i am told that flax was grown in the area certainly during WW2, I did wonder if that was the possible use but the only pictures I have seen of these tools have had much shorter tines.
by edl39
26 Jan 2019, 10:56
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Comb Tool
Replies: 2
Views: 13554

Comb Tool

At Chedhams Yard, in Wellesbourne, we have a metal 'comb' with three rows of metal tines about 18" long set onto a wooden handle also about 18" long. We have no idea what it was used for but suspect it was local to our area of South Warwickshire. We have had a few suggestions from visitors but none ...