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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Hyde tram 1 2:27
BBC DESCRIPTION: Hyde tram, constant run on gradients and stop.
Hyde tram 2 0:13
BBC DESCRIPTION: Hyde tram, departs.
St Chad's Parish Church bells 1 1:22
BBC DESCRIPTION: Exterior, single bell telling [sic], with distant traffic and birdsong. St. Chad's Parish Church, Rochdale, 1974
St Chad's Parish Church bells 2 3:02
BBC DESCRIPTION: Peal of 8 bells from inside parch [sic]. St. Chad's Parish Church, Rochdale, 1974