Thesaurus Term/Concept: RETTING POND

Identifier 129043
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A pit used for the prolonged steeping of the flax plant in water to separate the fibres from the wood.

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Context Record
Monument Type MSF24861 Former Flax Factory, Hardwick Industrial Estate, Bury St Edmunds (20th C) (Monument)
Monument Type MSF35725 Possible 19th century retting pond. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF1308 The Warren (Med) (Monument)