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Un couple des moulins à eau du XIIe siècle à Bréviandes (Aube)

Abstract : The divers specialized studies of the Bréviandes watermill have yielded precise information on how the milling installation was operated and its environment. It was built with oak posts felled in 1115 AD along an ancient, silted up meander of the Seine river.the meander was re-activated after cleaning. The foundation probably served to maintain the vanes and platformsof two different mills located to either side of the channel. The millstone fragments correspond to a lower stone and three or four upper stones, two of which retained phytoliths of barley. The lifetime of this facility was probably short, because no repairs were observed following the first that appears to have provoked the collapse of the north platform.
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Raphaël Durost, Stéphanie Lepareux-Couturier, Julian Wiethold. Un couple des moulins à eau du XIIe siècle à Bréviandes (Aube). Luc Jacottey, Gilles Rollier. Archéologie des moulins hydrauliques à traction animale et à vent des origines à l'époque médiévale et moderne en Europe et dans le monde méditerranéen. Actes du colloque international, Lons--le-Saunier du 2 au 5 novembre 2011, 20, Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, pp.399-408, 2016, Annales Littéraires, 954, Série "Environnement, sociétés et archéologie", 978-2-84867-557-2. ⟨halshs-01471338⟩



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