SU9746 : Surrey County Ploughing Match 2009 (5)

taken 8 years ago, near to Farncombe, Surrey, Great Britain

Surrey County Ploughing Match 2009 (5)
Surrey County Ploughing Match 2009 (5)
The Surrey County Ploughing Match & Country Fare, at Loseley Park, Compton, near Guildford, took place in near perfect autumn conditions. Not as hot as the previous year; still conditions, and hardly a cloud in the sky.

Some of the Ploughing Match rules:
(7b) Ploughing to commence at 10.30am and finish at 1.30pm (Split openings at 10.00am).
(7d) Width of furrow not to exceed 9 inches.
(7f) Competitors not finishing their plots in the allowed time shall not be eligible for ploughing prizes.

See the attached link for videos from the 2008 event, held in a field approximately three quarters of a mile to the north-west.
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Ian Williams, Champion in 2004 2006 and 2008, getting into his stride. Note the colour of the soil. After three weeks with virtually no rain, the ground was bone dry. Ian was to win the 2009 competition.
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Sunday, 27 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 29 September, 2009
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Ploughing competition   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 979 462 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.4077N 0:35.9291W
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