Tudor Farm Series – Location & Episode 1

The Tudor Monastery Farm is a 7 episode series filmed by the BBC. The series is filmed at Weald & Downland in West Sussex. Weald & Downland is an open air museum on 50 acres with buildings, saved from destruction, spanning the period c.1300 to the early 1900’s.
For more information about Weald & Downland visit their website at http://www.wealddown.co.uk/

This is the first episode. In this episode the trio of Ruth, Peter and Tom get right down to business learning what it took to run a successful tenant farm on monastery land.
Building a pig house, plowing with oxen, making tallow lights, using a tread wheel, and traditions of the Christian calendar which filled daily life with rituals are just the beginning of what they will learn and experience over the next 6 episodes. Enjoy!


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