Thesaurus Term/Concept: FLINT MILL

Identifier 69087
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A mill for crushing flint. Crushed flint was used in the manufacture of pottery in order to whiten and strengthen the body of earthenware pottery.

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Context Record
Monument Type MDR10438 Boar's Head Cotton Manufactory, Darley Abbey, Derby (Site)
Monument Type MDR7939 Clay mill, later Flint Mill. Swadlincote (Monument)
Monument Type MDR7099 Drakelow Flint Mill, Rosliston Road, Drakelow (Building)
Monument Type MDR11446 Sorocold's Water Supply System (site of), Derby (Monument)