R4561 : Horizontal Mill at Bunratty Folk Park - May 1994

taken 27 years ago, near to Bunratty East, Bunratty, Bunratty West and Hurlers Cross, Clare, Ireland

Horizontal Mill at Bunratty Folk Park - May 1994
Horizontal Mill at Bunratty Folk Park - May 1994
Thanks to Hermann Geissel for the following information:
This reconstruction is based on finds of wooden parts in a bog in County Cork, dating back some 2 000 years. Horizontal mills did not need gears to convert the vertical rotation of a mill wheel into the horizontal rotation of the grindstone. They were not very efficient. This mill will grind about 75 kilograms of corn in a day, though the amount is also dependent upon water pressure.

Info source: Hermann Geissel LinkExternal link

Camera: Canon AE-1 Program
Film: Kodacolor VR-G 200
Scanned using a CanoScan 9000F Mark II
Processed with Adobe Photoshop Elements 15
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Jeff Buck and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 May, 1994   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 4 February, 2021
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Educational sites 
Place (from Tags)
Bunratty 
Country (from Tags)
Ireland  Republic of Ireland 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! R 452 612 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.0209N 8:48.6631W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! R 452 613
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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County Clare  Folk Park  Folk Museum  Mill  Horizontal Mill 

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