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Shapland and Petter Hooter

Steam hooter used to signal the start, mid-day break and end of shift at Shapland and Petter factory.

Object details

Museum number: NDDMS 2012.1

Simple name: Steam Whistle

Material: Brass Iron

Date: 20th Century

Collections: Social History

Production: Shapland and Petter

Dimensions: Height 310mm Width 100mm

Location: On Display

North Devon in 100 Objects: Chosen by Barumite John Bradbeer, who remembers the hooter summoning his father to work.