currently functioning testimony of an ancient peasant economy, based on the milling activity of cereals from the territories of Valpolicella and western Lessinia. The structure was part of a complex of 17 mills, located in series along the "vajo", a deeply embedded valley on whose bottom the water of the springs located upstream of the town flowed, and still flows. The presence of perennial running water allowed to operate the mills, transforming the hydraulic energy into mechanical energy through a large wheel with trays, located outside the building, and a set of gears and cogwheels that transferred the movement to the grinding wheel placed inside the structure.
June 17, 2020
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