MHS Archive entry MHS:11

    Object name: newspaper cutting
    Classification: local history
    Title: Snow Houses
    Brief Description: Newspaper cutting from the letters page, written by Mrs Eileen Loram describing china plate painting by her grandmother Agnes Yates which depicted a snow house in the garden of Dewes House, Mere. In her subsequent book, ‘Putting the Clock Back’, 1939, Agnes Yates refers to one snow house which was built in January 1881 during a great snowstorm which could hold sixteen people inside.

    Date: 20.1.1982
        Person Name: Loram, Eileen
        Person Role: author

        Person Name: Yates, Agnes
        Person Role: author
        Parish: Mere
        County: Wiltshire
        Event Type: snow

Object location:  Box 1

Material: paper
Height: 12 cm
Width: 9 cm