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British Pathé film, Belton House in background during opening shots. The second link is to a video of a Vickers machine gun in use. This sound would have been audible here, because the firing range is under a mile away on the otherside of the A607.

Motorised machine gunners at Belton

Motorised machine gunners at Belton
Soldiers approach on motorcycles with side cars. Setting up machine guns. Men run back to cycles; start them and take off. cavalry march; pulling guns. a silly sport with mules -- guys try to knock each other off mule while staying on their own mule.
British Pathé