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HER Number:MDV70318
Name:Tannery and Union Mills Ivybridge


Site of tan yardshown on os 25” (1880s) map on the south side of Ivybridge Paper Mills.


Grid Reference:SX 635 560
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIvybridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishERMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/256

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TANNERY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV142401.

Des=os 25” (1880s).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV142402.

Bodman, m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)12,19/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV142403.

Des=bodman, m. /watermills & other water-powered sites in devon/(september 2003)99/interim draft report in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

Site of ‘tan yard’ shown on os 25” (1880s) map on the south side of ‘ivybridge paper mills’ (os).

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

A ‘tan-yard’ at ivybridge was mentioned in 1808 & by 1832 it had a ‘dwelling house’. The bark mill & pumps were water powered (bodman).

Chitty, G., 2000, Electric Power Generation, Step 4 Report, Monument Protection Programme (Report - non-specific). SDV335660.

Union Mills is a site of a former mill, adapted for early 20th century hydro-electric power generation, now destroyed by redevelopment.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV142401Migrated Record:
SDV142402Migrated Record:
SDV142403Migrated Record:
SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV335660Report - non-specific: Chitty, G.. 2000. Electric Power Generation, Step 4 Report, Monument Protection Programme. English Heritage. A4 Spiral Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 9 2019 3:27PM