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Staff at Bennett's Tannery
Staff at Bennett's Tannery (20199063)
Staff at Bennett's Tannery circa 1919. The man on the bicycle is ?? (Fisher)
Carnival Queen Crown
Carnival Queen Crown (20130536)
The carnival queen crown photographed in 1957, made by Bert Cundie, the last blacksmith operating from Bermondsey and from Croggan tannery leather. Whereabouts currently unknown. (Paramor)
Tannery Machinery
Tannery Machinery (20130532)
Machinery in the Manor Tannery pictured after closure. Much of this equipment was later transferred to a working tannery that specializes in traditional leather production. (Tyler)
Tannery Machinery - 'Buffer'
Tannery Machinery - 'Buffer' (20130531)
Machinery in the Manor Tannery pictured after closure. Much of this equipment was later transferred to a working tannery that specializes in traditional leather production. This is a ‘buffer’; it was used to finish the reverse side of the leather after tanning. (Tyler)
Tannery Machinery - 'Striker'
Tannery Machinery - 'Striker' (20130530)
Machinery in the Manor Tannery pictured after closure. Much of this equipment was later transferred to a working tannery that specializes in traditional leather production. This is a ‘striker’; its purpose was to clean the hides prior to tanning. (Tyler)
Manor Tannery after closure
Manor Tannery after closure (20130533)
Interior of the Manor Tannery after closure. This was a shed adjacent to the lime pits at the bottom end of the tannery site. At the end are two of the ‘beams’ on which the hides were spread to allow the use of a large curved knife (a ‘fleshing knife’) to remove hair and fat after soaking in lime and prior to tanning. (Tyler)
Tannery Wagon
Tannery Wagon (20130529)
A wagon pictured in the Manor Tannery. (Tyler)
Manor Tannery after closure
Manor Tannery after closure (20130528)
Interior of the Manor Tannery after closure. The, now empty, tanning pits can be seen clearly. (Tyler)
Tannery Hand Tools
Tannery Hand Tools (20130525)
A collection of hand tools used in the Manor Tannery at Grampound. The Manor Tannery opened in 1845 and was operated by the Croggon family until its final closure in 2002. The Grampound with Creed Heritage Centre, housed in the old Town Hall building, holds a collection of these tools. (GWCHP Collection)
Tannery Development 2012
Tannery Development 2012 (20120513)
Aerial photo of the tannery re-development â€" June 2012. At the end of 2011 the re-development of the old Manor Tannery site began. The re-development consisted partly of new-build on land formerly owned by the Manor Tannery and the repair and conversion of those of the tannery buildings that were of architectural merit. These were to become residential and commercial units. The company J Croggon and Sons had traded from the Manor Tannery since 1845 but the Croggon family had operated tanneries in Grampound since 1712. The company finally ceased trading in 2002. (Squire)
Tannery Development 2012
Tannery Development 2012 (20120512)
Aerial photo of the tannery re-development â€" June 2012. At the end of 2011 the re-development of the old Manor Tannery site began. The re-development consisted partly of new-build on land formerly owned by the Manor Tannery and the repair and conversion of those of the tannery buildings that were of architectural merit. These were to become residential and commercial units. The company J Croggon and Sons had traded from the Manor Tannery since 1845 but the Croggon family had operated tanneries in Grampound since 1712. The company finally ceased trading in 2002. (Squire)
Tannery Development 2012
Tannery Development 2012 (20120511)
Aerial photo of the tannery re-development â€" June 2012. At the end of 2011 the re-development of the old Manor Tannery site began. The re-development consisted partly of new-build on land formerly owned by the Manor Tannery and the repair and conversion of those of the tannery buildings that were of architectural merit. These were to become residential and commercial units. The company J Croggon and Sons had traded from the Manor Tannery since 1845 but the Croggon family had operated tanneries in Grampound since 1712. The company finally ceased trading in 2002. (Squire)
Tannery Development 2012
Tannery Development 2012 (20120510)
Aerial photo of the tannery re-development - June 2012. At the end of 2011 the re-development of the old Manor Tannery site began. The re-development consisted partly of new-build on land formerly owned by the Manor Tannery and the repair and conversion of those of the tannery buildings that were of architectural merit. These were to become residential and commercial units. The company J Croggon and Sons had traded from the Manor Tannery since 1845 but the Croggon family had operated tanneries in Grampound since 1712. The company finally ceased trading in 2002. (Squire)
Tannery Development 2012
Tannery Development 2012 (20120509)
Aerial photo of the tannery re-development â€" June 2012. At the end of 2011 the re-development of the old Manor Tannery site began. The re-development consisted partly of new-build on land formerly owned by the Manor Tannery and the repair and conversion of those of the tannery buildings that were of architectural merit. These were to become residential and commercial units. The company J Croggon and Sons had traded from the Manor Tannery since 1845 but the Croggon family had operated tanneries in Grampound since 1712. The company finally ceased trading in 2002. (Squire)
Tannery Development 2012
Tannery Development 2012 (20120508)
Aerial photo of the tannery re-development â€" June 2012. At the end of 2011 the re-development of the old Manor Tannery site began. The re-development consisted partly of new-build on land formerly owned by the Manor Tannery and the repair and conversion of those of the tannery buildings that were of architectural merit. These were to become residential and commercial units. The company J Croggon and Sons had traded from the Manor Tannery since 1845 but the Croggon family had operated tanneries in Grampound since 1712. The company finally ceased trading in 2002. (Squire)
Manor Tannery Development 2012
Manor Tannery Development 2012 (20120507)
Aerial photo of the tannery re-development June 2012. Site is mid top of the photograph. At the end of 2011 the re-development of the old Manor Tannery site began. The re-development consisted partly of new-build on land formerly owned by the Manor Tannery and the repair and conversion of those of the tannery buildings that were of architectural merit. These were to become residential and commercial units. The company J Croggon and Sons had traded from the Manor Tannery since 1845 but the Croggon family had operated tanneries in Grampound since 1712. The company finally ceased trading in 2002. (Squire)
Grampound Scouts
Grampound Scouts (20120418)
National Cub Scout tea-making frotnight 1982. Sean Mannell serving Bill Croggon outside the Manor Tannery Offices. (Crowe)
Manor Tannery Shop
Manor Tannery Shop (20120445)
The Manor Tannery shop in its last years. Kevin Blayney is seen working there. (Tyler)
Manor Tannery Shop
Manor Tannery Shop (20120444)
The shop at the Manor Tannery in its last years. Kevin Blayney is seen working there. (Tyler)
Manor Tannery 2000 Text
Manor Tannery 2000 Text (20120443)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. Discussion about use of site as a Heritage Centre. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery 2000 Text
Manor Tannery 2000 Text (20120442)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. Article about use of the site as a Heritage attraction. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery 2000 Text
Manor Tannery 2000 Text (20120441)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. Text about by-pass controversy at the time. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery 2000 Text
Manor Tannery 2000 Text (20120440)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. Text concerning possible future use of the site. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery 2000
Manor Tannery 2000 (20120439)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. Jonathon Croggon in the bark store. This was ground and mixed with water to make tan liquor. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery 2000
Manor Tannery 2000 (20120438)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. Jonathon Croggon looking at some of the stored bends of leather. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery 2000
Manor Tannery 2000 (20120437)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. Oak bark in store before being used to make tan liquor. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery 2000
Manor Tannery 2000 (20120436)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. ‘Bends’ of leather in the shop to be sold. A bend of leather can be seen in the Grampound with Creed heritage Centre. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery 2000
Manor Tannery 2000 (20120435)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. Local MP Matthew Taylor and Councillor John Lobb debate the future of the site during a tour with tannery chiefs. The view is of the tanning pits - now empty. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery before WW2
Manor Tannery before WW2 (20120434)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. A photo from pre-WW2. (Stovell)
Manor Tannery 2000
Manor Tannery 2000 (20120433)
Cornish Guardian November 2000 â€" at the time the Manor Tannery ceased production. Traffic outside the tannery site. (Stovell)
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