Farming Thoughts

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Farming ThoughtsBy: Back to Dartmoor Stories

Farming Thoughts Model longhouse in RAMM

Location: Thoughts prompted by Dinna Clerks

Whenever I see the objects from Dinna Clerks in the museum I always wonder what life must have been like for the people who used them. Very hard I imagine but with the rewards of views and wildlife that come with living in the countryside. I like to imagine them enjoying the summer sunshine even if winter was cold and smoky in the farmhouse! The museum has a toy longhouse in the Making History Gallery. I wonder if the people who lived at Dinna Clerks smiled as much as the little wooden longhouse dwellers do?

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