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Wing share from the Chilcarroch plough (1)

Period:
18th Century
Description:
Known as a wing share, this was designed for cutting through roots in weed-infested ground.  It was used with the Chilcarroch plough.
Place of Production:
Mochrum Smiddy, Wigtownshire
Materials/Media:
wrought iron
Dimensions:
length 430mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.718
Digital Number:
SRMA004n
Creation Date:
1790s
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council