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The war years

The war years

During the Second World War the army took over outbuildings around the main house. Weaving was suspended because materials became unobtainable although tapestry work continued.

The girls were employed in repairing military equipment and carpet mending was introduced. A number of ex-trainees were employed in direct war work such as mending parachutes.

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