drain; field

Production date
Circa 1840
Description
Four ceramic field drains used at Beancrossm, terracotta colour. . It is stamped "DRAIN" to distinguish it from a roof tile, which in the 1830s attracted tax.
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Production date
Circa 1840
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Signature & date
stamping:top:"DRAIN"
Associated date
1840
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:1 - field drain:L 34cm (L 1' 1 3/8")
Dimensions:1 - field drain:W 12cm (W 4 3/4")
Dimensions:2 - field drain:L 36cm (L 1' 2 3/16")
Dimensions:2 - field drain:W 15cm (W 5 7/8")
Dimensions:3 - field drain:L 36.5cm (L 1' 2 3/8")
Dimensions:3 - field drain:W 13cm (W 5 1/8")
Dimensions:4 - field drain:L 37.5cm (L 1' 2 3/4")
Dimensions:4 - field drain:H 13.5cm (H 5 5/16")
Accession number
1990-054-001

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