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BAKING POT

Baking pot

exhibition number: Cottage 42

The baking pot, with straight sides, was the only oven. Bread, pies etc were placed on a griddle or bake-stone (a large flat iron disc), and the pot placed upside-down over them. Burning peat was placed over the pot to provide all round heat.

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