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What is a beehive quern?

Posted one Day ago by Lydia Smith

On Monday we paid a visit to Reading Museum, so Hannah and I could see some more of the Archive’s collection that was on display, and see if there was anything we could use for our projects. We weren’t disappointed! The exhibition case is jam-packed with information and artefacts detailing the history of milling, and how society has progressed alongside the milling industry.

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