9 fathoms of peat stack

In 1582 an inventory was taken of the rentals of Kilwinning Abbey in Ayrshire that included:
“850l. 3s. 4d in money; 8 bolls, 1 firlot of wheat; 14 chalder, 1 boll, 3 firlots, 3 pecks of bear; 67 chalders, 9 bolls, and 3 pecks of meal; 40 stones of cheese; 13 stirks; 140 capons; 100 hens; 4 hogsheads of wine; and 9 fathoms of a peat stack.”
George Chalmers, ‘Caledonia’ Vol 111, p.485, Cadell & Davies 1824IMG_2745

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