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Document Details


Title: Ben Halliday
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Somerset Record Office. Somerset Archive and Record Service.
Collection: Exmoor Oral History Archive Collection
Description: Ben Halliday's great great uncle built Glenthorne in the first part of the nineteenth century, inspired by the Romantic Movement and the cult of the picturesque. Then he bought Countisbury parish, and the title of Lord of the Manor to go with it. To Ben, who spent childhood holidays there, it was a place of enchantment and adventure.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Halliday, Ben
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Teacher
Document date: 2001
Locations discussed: England; Europe; Somerset, England; United Kingdom
Topics discussed - ASP terms: England; Europe; Exmoor (England)--Biography; Exmoor (England)--History; Moors (Wetlands)--England; Oral history; Somerset, England; United Kingdom
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033881-37173