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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Agriculture Collection
Description
The impressive agriculture collection includes hand tools, implements, feed processing machinery, and vehicles and machinery relating to horse-drawn husbandry. Dairying and cheesemaking are well represented, and large-scale artefacts include two threshing boxes and a working forge. The material dates from the late 19th./early 20th.C.
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The agriculture collection includes hand tools, implements, feed processing machinery, vehicles and machinery relating to horse-drawn husbandry. There are two threshing-boxes and a working forge, and cheese-making and dairying are well represented.
Date range of collection
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Location Details

Acton Scott Working Farm Museum
Wenlock Lodge Acton Scott Church Stretton SY6 6QN
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DOMUS
WM000034 
Telephone
01694 781 306/7
Fax
01694 781569 
Building Information
Unlisted. The property is a 22 acre upland Shropshire farm of about 1900.
Collections Overview
The Acton Scott collections focus on an impressive collection of farming tools and equipment. There is a collection of domestic artefacts relating to the cottage economy, and there is a small photographic collection
Display Overview
Acton Scott is a working farm set at a date just before the advent of the petrol engine.
Star Objects
Livestock, particularly working horses and Tamworth pig. Wrights Gypsy Pot wagon. Working forge
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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