On Windover Hill; Resources
Over the period of this project I have been collecting texts and images of the Long Man, as well as visiting archives and personal collections. Below is a listing of resources that I have used for my research.
"Practise Trio from 9.30 - 11.30.
We all picnic at Wilmington at David (giant) for lunch".
Extract from Benjamin Britten's diary, 23rd July, 1932 describing a picnic with fellow composer, Frank Bridge, pictured here.
“We half ran, half walked in a sort of staggery way down the front, the very front, of the Long Man. I went down his left leg and my sister went down his right one, but we never trod on his face part. There wasn’t a face really, just the outline, but it felt rather rotten to do that”.
Dirk Bogarde, Great Meadow, 1930.