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Leonard Stanley Tannery

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Leonard Stanley Tannery, A Preliminary Report by Stephen Mills

In 1991 the tannery was one of only a handful of its type that had survived in anything like its original form. A record was made of the buildings and machinery before the site was cleared later that year for housing to be built.

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Gearing to power bark mill using waterwheel on beyond wall of building (October 1991)