1957 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine 14 Feb BROADBALK EXPERIMENT Pamela Weeks Plunkett Ernle Erle Drax (5313)

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Pamela Plunket-Ernle-Drax BROADBALK EXPERIMENT ROTHAMSTED Crufts AUBOURN HALL LINCS Penan Tribe Sarawak Borneo




Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1957.


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: The Hon. Pamela Weeks Daughter of Lord Weeks of 43 Lowndes Square, London SW1 - photo by Lenare; announcing forthcoming marriage to Lt. Henry Walter Plunket-Ernle-Drax RN of Charborough Park, Dorset.

Outer Cover Photograph by Donovan E. H. Box: Hills near Tryfan, North Wales


Principal Contents and Features on:

Steeple Ashton, Wilts: Market Cross and Lock Up - x1 photo by W. R. Bawden.

The Haughley Experiment: Broadbalk Field at Rothamsted Experimental Station, Herts - Sample of Wheat in the 100th Year of Broadbalk Experiment - Compost Installation at Rothamsted - Chemically Treated and Untreated Fields of Wheat in Fighting Wireworm - Cobalt and Two Lambs of the Same Age - Experiment on Wheat Comparing Various Organic Manures - x6 pics., and text/article by Sir William Ogg.

The False Church of Skye - x2 pics., and text/article by Seton Gordon.

Improving Salmon Streams - x3 pics., and text/article by Kenneth Dawson.

Peterson's Tower near Lymington - x1 pic., and text/article by Anthony CUssans.

Forestry - x3 pics., and text/article by J. D. U. Ward. miel

Champion Dogs at Crufts: Mrs I. M. Tuckers Keeshond Bitch - Mrs J. English's English Setter Ch. Shiplake Dean of Crombie - Best Toy Dog Mrs L. M. D'Arcy's Maltese Terrier Snowdrop of Beetop - Mister J. Francis's Wire Haired Fox Terrier Emprise Sensational - Mrs J. E. Littmoden's Flower of Wendlitt Miniature Smooth Haired Dachshund reive- x5 pics., and text/article by S. M. Lampson.

Aubourn Hall, Lincolnshire. Home of Mr H. N. Nevile - x12 pics., and text/article by Gordon Nares.

Nomads of the Borneo Jungle and A Penan Jungle Camp etc - x6 pics., and text/article by Guy Arnold; about the Penan tribe of the headwaters of the Rejang river region of Sarawak.

Truffles Found by the Late Alfred Collins the Celebrated Truffle Hunter of Winterslow, Wilts - x1 pic., and text/article by John L. Jones.

Crossword Puzzle (not done).

Fashion and London Collections: Dress and Loose Jacket in Herringbone Tweed Design in Cotton Poplin from Horrockses and Chipstraw Hat From Simone Mirman - Loose Cut Wool Spring Coat with Wide Sleeves by Harry B. Popper - Shirtwaist Frock in Scribble Patter from Spectator Sports - Massive Linked Bracelet of Carved Wood Barrels from Adrien Mann - Theatre Boots in Satin from Raynes x5 pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Gingerbread Moulds Probaly French - picture and correspondence from Mrs Margaret Jones, Snowberry Cottage, Preston Wynne, Herefs.

19thC Print of Island and Castle of Frechelan in Loch Awe Argyllshire - picture and correspondence from Angus I. Macnaghten, Hadleigh House, Windsor, Berks.

Cart Shed at Grindon Farm, Northumberland Before the War - picture and correspondence from Miss D. C. Pape, Grindon Corner, Berwick on Tweed.

Brazilian Goethea cauliflora Flowering from the Bark- picture and correspondence from A. J. Asher, NW3.

Buttery Scene Carved on a Misericord at Ludlow, Shropshire - picture and correspondence from Midlander, of Birmingham.

Pig Shaped Portuguese Water Jug - picture and correspondence from Huldine V. Beamish. Portalegre, Portugal.

Dovecote at Penmon Priory, Anglesey - x2 pics and correspondence from MW of Hereford.

Gravestone to a Falconer at Great Livermere, Suffolk - picture and correspondence from F. A. Girling, LAwford, Essex.


Myers Rum Planters Punch - full page (fp) colour back cover.

Tournedos Rossini Steak with Guinness - fp colour.

Sanderson Fabrics - fp colour.

BOAC Jet Prop Airliner Whispering Giant - fp.

Morris Isis Car - half page (hp with price.

Egss and Epivax Vaccine; Burroughs Wellcome - hp.

Union Castle to South Africa - hp.

FP showing x4 ads for antique dealers: Thomas Lumley of St James's - William Young of Aberdeen and Glasgow - John Sparks of Mount St W1 - H. Blairman of Grafton St. London W1.

Barclays Bank - fp.

Potterton Gas Fired Central Heating and Hot Water Boilers - hp with prices.

Plus many more smaller ads.

Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:

Stonerwood Park, Petersfield, Hants Sussex Border. By dir. Of the Rt. Hon. Lord Chesham x2pics.

Willesley House, Willesley nr Tetbury x2pics.

1 Belgrave Square, London SW1 x2pics interior and ext.

The Mill House, 127 London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent.

Coxhill, Chobham, Surrey.

Netherby, Harefield, Bucks Middx Border.

The Manor house, Doughton near Tetbury, Glos Wilts Border. By dir of Executors of Lt. Col. F. A. Mitchell decd.

Hillcrest Cottage, Hillcrest Dr, Sandhurst Park, Royal Tunbridege Wells.

Grey House, Burghclere nr Newbury. By dir. Of Messrs Robert Benson, Lonsdale and Co.

Plus many more but not named; area only.

ARTICLES (text only):

Fp with various small articles: Protecting National Parks - Beef for France - Harnessing a Fungus - etc.

Winter night - short poem by Helen Punch.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

Golf by Bernard Darwin. sleekburnc.

Parking Without Lights by W. J. Weston.

Bridge by M. Harrison Gray.

The Estate Market by .

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus.

New Book Reviews by Howard Spring.

Classified Announcements, and Properties.

Property For Sale (no pics): Brindle Estate near Preston, Lancs. - Rydes Court Estate Guildford - Colney Hall Estate, nr Norwich - Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch, Cape Province, South Africa. Sleekburnc.140

Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897. This is an original USED vintage magazine not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

Approx 34 pages (68 sides). It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ). The staples are rusty. There is a little age yellowing; there is wear to the front/back cover but the inside pages are clean. Some of the pages have handling marks, blemishes due to their age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images vary in size and are in b/w unless otherwise stated. PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering carry on from the previous issue, therefore do not start at number 1. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

The description of the contents above are in my own words and not necessarily what is written on the original page."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope.

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