Charcoal Burning Tools

Image: Charcoal burning in the Wyre Forest. [Image from: Bewdley Museum]

9. Charcoal Burning Tools (3)

Items located in Bewdley Museum. The circular iron plate was used to cover the centre of the hearth as an alternative to using turf to seal the flue of the clamp. A long-handled shovel or ship was used for covering the more inaccessible parts of the clamp. The head of a rake is the third item in the photograph.

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Image courtesy of: Wyre Forest District Council
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