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TITLE
How to use a quern
EXTERNAL ID
Z_QZP40_350_P155
DATE OF IMAGE
1802
PERIOD
1800s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
8919
KEYWORDS
querns
milling
stones
grinding
grains
How to use a quern

This page shows how to use a quern, a stone for grinding grain. The quern consists of two circular pieces of stone, about twenty inches in diameter, one on top of the other. One woman fed grain between them while another turned the top stone. The page is from Thomas Garnett's 'Observations on a tour through the Highlands' (1802)

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How to use a quern

1800s

querns; milling; stones; grinding; grains

Highland Libraries

This page shows how to use a quern, a stone for grinding grain. The quern consists of two circular pieces of stone, about twenty inches in diameter, one on top of the other. One woman fed grain between them while another turned the top stone. The page is from Thomas Garnett's 'Observations on a tour through the Highlands' (1802)