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Peak Stone

A one-piece millstone quarried in the Peak district of Derbyshire and Yorkshire; geologically "millstone grit, a coarse quartz-like sandstone". Cheaper than a BURR STONE. Usually used for animal feed. Loosely used to describe similar stones.

Alternative terms

Term Language Region
Barley Stone English
Derby Grits English
Derby Peak English
Derbyshire Greys English
Derbyshire Peak Stone English
Derbyshire Stone English
Grey Stone English
Grits English
Millstone Grit English
Pig Stone English