Corn Screen

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farmeric
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Corn Screen

Post by farmeric » 29 Mar 2019, 12:06

A family member has recently bought a derelict farmhouse in South Gloucestershire which is probably 350 years old. In the attic they found an old frame roughly 5ft high by 2ft wide which has closely spaced metal wires like a sieve. We believe it may be a manual corn frame which is older than the BOBY mechanised screen we have seen at Bicton Park in Devon.
Does anyone know anything about this type of corn screen, or maybe know of a museum that may have one?
Thanks, Eric Date

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webweaver
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Re: Corn Screen

Post by webweaver » 07 May 2019, 09:09

You don't have a photo of the corn screen do you, Eric?
Catherine

farmeric
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Re: Corn Screen

Post by farmeric » 28 Jun 2019, 16:37

Catherine,
Yes I have two photos of the screen. Who shall I email them to ? Do you give me your email address or a general one?
Or do I somehow forward them directly to the forum screen?
Thanks, Eric.

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webweaver
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Re: Corn Screen

Post by webweaver » 02 Jul 2019, 18:52

Yes, you can attach the image to a post. Start the post by clicking Post Reply. Click on Attachments in the green part of the window below the white box you are typing in. Click Add files.
Bees.jpg
I clicked on Place inline to put this picture of Bees inline.
Catherine

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