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.

Location

Shropshire Bridgnorth

Period

1950s (1950 - 1959)

Tags

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