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The last tannery in Devon

Living heritage Tanneries were once widespread, producing leather goods for local use and trade. In these days of mass production demand for traditional oak tanned leather has reduced meaning therre are few tanneries left. J & FJ Baker in Colyton, East Devon is one such surviving tannery. Tanning has gone on at this site back […]

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Monument of the month – Blackbury Castle

A foggy trip to Blackbury Castle in East Devon