This site lists antique hand farm tools (used mainly in England, Wales and Scotland) collected by P. C. Dorrington between 1985 and 2001.

500 . Drainage spade (removed from collection)


501. Plank hook


502. Root crop topping knife



503. Root crop toppin knife



504. Open clay spade


505. Bottoming spade


506. Top or bottoming spade



507. Beet spud



508. Tip or put off rake (rare)



509. Chaff or monkey box (removed from collection)



510. Peat spade (rare)



511. Meading knife (rare)



512. Meading knife (rare, removed from collection)


513. Caschrom (rare, removed from collection)

514. Pea flail


515. Barley hummelor


516. Bottoming spade


517. Shovel


518. Sheep shears

519. Sheep shears

520. Sack hook

521. Malt masher (no longer in collection)

522. Thatch needle

523. Clucket sheep bell (rare)



524. Clucket sheep bell (rare)



525. Clucket sheep bell (rare)



526. Breast plough head



527. Drowning or meading knife



528. Turf culter



529. Peat spade



530. Peat spade



531. Dibber



532. Grain sampler



533. Pea scythe



534. Wooden oxen yoke (no longer in collection)

535. Bean Barrow drill (rare)



536. Hodding spade

537. Peat cutting spade


538. Peat cutting spade


539. Peat cutting spade


540. Shepherd’s crook


541. Docking iron


542. Barley hummeler (rare)


543. Post hole borer (no longer in collection)

544. Potato or bulb planter

545. Dibber (no longer in collection)

546. Dibber


547. Dibber

548. Dibber


549. Turnip fork


550. Turnip fork


551. Wooden seed dibble (no longer in collection)

552. Barlow’s bean drill


553. Pig scraper with hook


554. Georgian barge jack (rare)

555. Reaping or bagging hook

556. Reap or bagging hook


557. Thatcher’s stack bat

558. Drain scoop

559. Barley fork


560. Peat spade (no longer in collection)

561. Grain shovel (no longer in collection)

562. Rake head


563. Drain ladle (no longer in collection)

564. Trough or gulley drag

565. Dung harle and sickle (mistaken or perhaps no longer in collection?)


566. Throw hook/Wimbrel

567. Potato dibber

568. Wool sack tightener (rare)


569. Scottish scythe


570. Chaff hook (no longer in collection)

571. Beet fork

572. –

573. Potato scoop

574. Drain pipe probe


575. Shovel

576. Drain pipe Cayer?


577. Hodding spade (no longer in collection)

578. Draining spade


579. Shod draining spade


580. Carrot fork


581. Drain spade


582. Fork with double foot tread and fulcrum (rare)


583. Dock iron

584. Rotary barley hummeller

585. Bull leader


586. Cart jack (no longer in collection)

587. Cart jack

588. Rake head

589. Whippletree

590. Chain measure

591. Beet knives (x7)
592. Beet knife
593. Beet knife
594. Beet knife
595. Beet knife

596. Hand axe

597. Hand axe

598. Wood block chopper

599. Wood block chopper
















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