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Early medieval Irish watermills

1: Introduction
2: Design
3: Chronology
4: Context
5: Conclusions
6: Bibliography
7: About the author


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Watts, M. 2002. The Archaeology of Mills and Milling. Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing Ltd.