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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Science & Industry Collection
Description
Agricultural industrial tools and equipment make up the science and industry collection. The exhibits support the theme of the displays for Glebe Farm - a 19th./20th. century farm
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Agricultural industrial tools and equipment make up the science and industry collection. The exhibits support the theme of the displays for Glebe Farm - a 19th./20th. century farm
Date range of collection
01/01/1901 -
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Mary Arden's House And Shakespeare's Countryside Museum
Station Road Wilmcote Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9UN
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DOMUS
WM000031 
Telephone
01789 293 455
Building Information
Tudor timber-framed farmhouse with barns and outbuildings.
Collections Overview
The collections are designed to support the presentation of the property as a yeoman's house of the mid 16th.C. They include rural craft and agricultural material in the Countryside Museum. Glebe Farm is presented as a late 19th./early 20th.C. Warwickshire farmhouse. All collections belong to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (other than farm vehicles on loan from a private collection)
Display Overview
The museum is designed to show the background from which came Shakespeare's mother, Mary Arden, i.e. a mid 16th.C. yeoman's house with farm. In addition to the house furnishings, the barns and outbuildings offer insights into the tasks of the farming year and the crafts of carpenter, blacksmith, wheelwright, cooper and stonemason.
Star Objects
Whitehead farm waggon Mid. 16th.C. aumbrey Cider mill
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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