- 474 pages
- Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries, Vol. 12
- John S Amery
- 08 July 2017 John S Amery
Excerpt From Devon And Cornwall Notes And Queries, Vol 12 A Quarterly Journal Devoted To The Local History, Biography And Antiquities Of The Counties Of Devon And Cornwall From January 1922 To October 1923As To The Porch Fireplaces, No Doubt They Were Put To Many Uses, And Many Rather Fanciful Conjectures Have Been Made One Obvious Suggestion Is That They Were Used To Bake The Sacred Wafer By Means Of A Utensil Which Has Been Described To Me It Consisted Of Two Metal Plates Mounted On Stems Three Or Four Feet Long, Working On A Pivot On The Principle Of A Pair Of Scissors The Paste For The Wafer Was Spread In A Thin Layer On One Of The Plates And Covered By The Other, Then By Means Of The Long Handles The Baking Could Easily Be Managed, The Twin Plates Being Placed In Or On The Fire.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.