I may be wrong but I've always had the impression that the Droitwich
Weighing area for salt was not a steelyard because of its great weight,
particular as they weighed salt by the Half-Mit and Mit which was
two/four bushels. I don't know if a steelyard would take 110 lbs. But I
may be wrong.
On 1/15/04 11:27 PM Rose, Edwin writes:
>Thanks for the weighbridge refs. I will try to contact the Stourbridge
>The canal boat weighing machine is , or was, at the Waterways Museum,
>Stoke Bruerne. I think there *might* be one at the Black Country Museum
>too but its a long time since I was there.
>The Tron reference was really to steelyards, I am after the sort of
>weighbridge that sits in the road and one drives lorries onto.
>(Except when they are short of staff and has a sign saying No Weigh Man)
>Thanks also for the stripy foundations replies.. Any more , post 13th c?
>We have one on the site of a 16th century mansion but supporting 19th c
>bricks and we would like it to be from an even earlier building
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