Bakestone at Over Boothlow Farm, Longnor

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Date:1975

Description:To the left of a laundry copper is a built-in bakestone (or 'backstone') in the kitchen at Over Boothlow Farm, Longnor. It is made of brick with a circular iron plate on top, and was used to make Staffordshire oatcakes. Bakestones such as these used to be common in cottages in the Staffordshire Moorlands.

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Creators: Mr C Gutteridge - Creator

Donor ref:P70.046.0007 (37/25102)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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