Thesaurus Term/Concept: LOOMSHOP

Identifier 71381
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note The room housing the looms in a domestic handloom weavers cottage. In general, wool loomshops were above the living quarters, whereas cotton loomshops were often below in a cellar, since the floor was usually kept damp to aid the weaving of the cotton.

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Context Record
Monument Type MDR23181 Iron Age activity, Willington Quarry (Site)
Monument Type MDR8152 Romano-British enclosures and other features, Willington Quarry (Site)