BBC sound effects 1940–86
In 2018, the BBC made freely available for non-commercial use around 16,000 of its sound effects recordings. A few hundred come from known locations around the UK, and most of those have been presented here in a sound map. All recordings © BBC.
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Ellistoun Colliery 1:47
BBC DESCRIPTION: Pit winding gear in operation Ellistoun Colliery, Leics.
Leicester tram 2:02
BBC DESCRIPTION: Leicester Tram, interior, start up with bell, slow run with intermediate stop, tram stops at end. Tram built 1904.
Quorn Hunt 1 3:25
BBC DESCRIPTION: Whipping in, hunting horn and atmosphere. Quorn Hunt.
Quorn Hunt 2 2:11
BBC DESCRIPTION: In cover, hunting horn, shouts and whistles, whips. Quorn Hunt.