Date guide: January 2005
The remains of Embsay tannery press house, damaged in the previous night's storm. Photo taken on 10 January 2005, with Kodak CX 7310 digital camera.
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My Dad worked at this Tannery, he took me there one weekend whilst he was working overtime the smell was horrid!! ( late 1950's)
Added by: Lynda Marley (nee Crayden) 11 Dec 09
This damage is not after a storm but man-made! The old tannery press house was demolished to make room for houses (Tannery Lane and Baynes Way) which now stand there.
Added by: Monika Butler 9 Oct 12
The rest of the tannery was demolished but the press-house, shown here, was destroyed on the night of 9 Jan 2005. I took the dogs for a walk and photographed the devastation. The other image taken at the same time was mislabelled. It should have said 'Derelict Tannery Buildings'.
Added by: Peter Sheeran 31 Aug 13
I was probably one of the last few people to work there, from 1988 for 10 years. I did all the jobs including the press house. I'd love to see any more photos. S. Rouse
Added by: Stephen 25 Jan 18