Convert chain (Gunter or Surveyor) to barleycorn
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Definition and details for chain (Gunter or Surveyor):
Chain (Gunter or Surveyor) is a traditional unit of length used by surveyors equal to about 20.11 meters. Gunter chain was introduced by the English mathematician Edmund Gunter (1581-1626) in 1620.
Definition and details for barleycorn:
Barleycorn is an old English unit of distance equal to 1/3 inch or about 8.47 millimeters. In farming societies was very common to use seeds as units of length. Barley was a basic crop in England. So barleycorn was a useful unit.