Historical information

http://www.friendsoflenziemoss.org.uk/docs/History%20of%20Lenzie%20Moss.pdf 1 History of Lenzie Moss Lenzie Moss is made up of three quite separate nature domains: raised peat bog, birch woodland and unimproved grassland, covering in all some 40 hectares. It is located eight miles northeast of Glasgow, on the south-western edge of the Burgh of Kirkintilloch in the East Dunbartonshire District. The main … Continue reading Historical information

Firing using peat

Aparently Netholithic pottery was fired in Orkney using a mixture of peat, animal dung, straw and seaweed. The seaweed or wet animal dung was used a dome for the firing. Some peat firing: http://orkneypottery.co.uk/prehistoric-pottery/neolithic-pottery-firings/ http://blogs.brad.ac.uk/tracing-the-lines/2017/05/30/how-were-neolithic-pots-made/ Smoke firing http://www.stefaniesmithceramics.com/process-smoke.html I noticed it is also referred to as black firing. I think the best method to utilise … Continue reading Firing using peat