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HER Number:MDV15540
Name:Hartland Tannery

Summary

Tannery operating in early 19th century. Disused by 1891.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 257 243
Map Sheet:SS22SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22SE/39

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TANNERY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Strong, H. W., 1891, Leather Money from Hartland, 408-409 (Article in Serial). SDV4108.

Hartland Tannery, long disused even at time Strong was writing. Not precisely located. In early part of the 19th century leather token money in values of sixpence and one shilling were issued by Mr Prust of the tannery, the size and shape of a visiting card. In circulation and accepted in the Hartland area at that time.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 75 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Hartland Tannery operating in early C19. Disused by 1891. In early C19 leather token money in values of 6d & 1s were issued by Mr Prust of the tannery, the size and shape of a visiting card. In circulation and accepted in the Hartland area at that time.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 75.
SDV4108Article in Serial: Strong, H. W.. 1891. Leather Money from Hartland. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 23. 408-409.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2015 3:46PM