French millstones

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    Authors & editors

    Ward, Owen [Author]

    Publisher TIMS
    Year of publication 1993

    English (main text)

    Medium Book
    SeriesBibliotheca Molinologica
    No. in series11

    Mining & extraction > Chalk, clay & stone

    Scope & contentResearch into the millstone industry at La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre in north-central France, an area said to have produced the 'best' millstones. Includes early references to millstones quarried at La Ferte and the surrounding area, including the use of monolithic stones and burr-stones. Discusses the evolution of the millstone industry. Contains a separate map of the La Ferte area, placed between pages 38/39.
    KeywordsFrance, Archaeology & history

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    Accession no. 12725

    • Shelf location: F200-WAR