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The Threshing Sledge

Two weeks ago our newsletter featured the oldest artefact held by the Mills Archive, the rotary quern from the iron age. This week’s gem is the largest item in our collections: a threshing sledge from Alan Stoyel’s collection. The history of the threshing sledge Threshing is the stage in the processing of grain which follows…

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