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Britain's last Oak Bark Tannery

Duration: 02:19

Tannerys were once commonplace up and down the country. They worked constantly to keep up with the never ending need for leather shoes, bags, bridles & saddles. John and Jules visit the last Oak Bark Tannery in Devon. It's a dirty job but someone's got to do it.

Available since: Tue 14 Feb 2012


Series Producer
Ali McBride
John Craven
Jules Hudson
Ali McBride
Executive Producer
Harry Bell

This clip is from

Britain's Heritage Heroes Episode 12

12/15 John Craven and Jules Hudson join a youth club in Dorchester.

First broadcast: 21 Feb 2012

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