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by Alan Wadsworth
28 Jun 2017, 20:09
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Ironwork in a threshing barn
Replies: 2
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Ironwork in a threshing barn

During a recent recording of a threshing barn in Worcestershire, ironwork was observed under the purlin on each side of the threshing floor and in the other extant bay - see photo below IMG_7721.JPG Does anyone know what this is for? The purlins are approx. 6.5m (20ft) above floor level. Thanks, Alan
by Alan Wadsworth
26 Jun 2017, 11:18
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Eighteenth-century potatoes
Replies: 9
Views: 68814

Re: Eighteenth-century potatoes

Not academic, but may give further clues?


http://blog.catherinedelors.com/potatoe ... evolution/
by Alan Wadsworth
26 Jun 2017, 11:10
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: The horse as motive power in the 18th Century
Replies: 3
Views: 35551

Re: The horse as motive power in the 18th Century

There is an article by Moore-Colyer in AgHR 39, 126-142 which may offer a starter for ten