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by KAS
10 Jan 2020, 15:38
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Flagbeetles and Bears
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Flagbeetles and Bears

I am looking for information on two tools that were used in Fenland c. 1775. One was called a "flagbeetle"", which from the context of my source could be a tool for flattening the bed or bank of a river or dyke. Does anyone know what it looked like or its precise use? The other is a "Bear". Again fr...