Horse-drawn market cart, Shugborough Park Fam

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Description:A market cart or milk float made by Egerton & Sons of Church Minshull, near Crewe, Cheshire around 1900, and used at West Field Farm, Cotes Heath until the mid 1960s. It was restored by M.A. Horler & Sons in 1985.

Since 1968 it has been part of Staffordshire County Museum's agricultural collections, and is pictured here at Shugborough Park Farm.


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Mr Brookes, Shugborough Park Farm
Mr Brookes, Shugborough Park Farm

Leonard 'Dick' Brookes (1915-2009), pictured in the farmhouse at Shugborough Park ...

Restoration of Shugborough Park Farm
Restoration of Shugborough Park Farm

Shugborough Park Farm pictured after the departure of its last tenant. The farm ...

The Mayfield Smithy at Shugborough Park Farm
The Mayfield Smithy at Shugborough Park Farm

Charles Woodward's smithy from Mayfield as reconstructed at Shugborough Park Farm. ...

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Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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