Relic adorned the Farriers

This farrier's hoop-making implement was installed at Shilbottle's Farrier's pub in July, 1966.

Thursday, 21st July 2016, 9:15 am
Jim Morris with the farriers' implement

A relic of the days when farriers used to make iron hoops for carts it was thought to be one of the two in existence in the country.

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Pictured above with the implement is Jim Morris, from the pub. No one took much notice of the relic until a stranger called in and showed an interest in it and wanted it for the Bowes Museum.

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