Threshing in Great Barrington Barn, Great Barrington, Gloucestershire

Threshing in Great Barrington Barn, Great Barrington, Gloucestershire
Photograph taken 1895 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC72/01123

A farm worker is about to start threshing by hand using a traditional flail to seperate the grain from the ears of corn. By the end of the 19th century machines were more commonly used for this purpose.

Location

Gloucestershire Great Barrington

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

people men farming work worker clothing tool Victorian (1837 - 1901)