Medieval floating mills

The novel I’m working on is set at the end of the 11th century in Toulouse (and moves into the Pyrenees and the Iberian kingdoms in the second part). Medieval Toulouse had floating water mills for milling flour, which I was curious to find out about.

Floating mills on the Seine, 1310, Bibliothèque nationale

The title image shows the Floating Mill Museum in Koloravo, Slovakia. Thanks to Bev Newman‘s informative post on floating mills where you can read more.

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