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Hyllestad Millstone Quarry Landscape

Impressions from Scandinavia’s largest, preserved stone quarry landscape from the Viking Age and Middle Ages. Download imagein high resolution. Visit Millstone Park’s website: http://www.kvernsteinsparken.no Continue reading

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Burning sea shells to make quicklime

Burning sea shells to make quicklime once was a great tradition in the North-Atlantic region. In Millstone Park, Hyllestad (W-Norway), we have built two limekilns, reviving old lime burning traditions, involving craftspeople, volunteers and the public. Recently we burnt sea shells to make lime paint and mortar! Read about the experiment in a new poster and web article. Continue reading

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