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A mushroom-shaped stone used to raise the floor of a barn, granary etc. above ground level, to prevent vermin from gaining access to stored grain and fodder. Now often used as a garden ornament.


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BARN A building used primarily for the storage of hay, grain and farm equipment, or as a shelter for livestock. Use more specific type where known.
GRANARY A building used to store grain, especially after it has been threshed or husked. Linked Data resource