Hedger at work, Shropshire

Hedger at work, Shropshire
Photograph taken 1953 © Historic England Archive ref: AA079464

An informal portrait of a hedger at work, probably in the Bridgnorth area of Shropshire, showing him bending a partially-cut hazel sapling down towards the hedge in order to weave it through the stakes set in the ground.


Shropshire Bridgnorth


1950s (1950 - 1959)


work worker rural craft hedge 1950s (1950 - 1959)