CHAC | Community Heritage Center Yeovil
Highlights from the Industrial Collections
In line with the significantly industrial nature of Yeovil's past we house a large collection of industrial material. This area of the collection includes numerous examples of gloving tools, ranging from sewing machines, stretching tools, and cutting equipment, as well as the influential and important
.' All of this and former factory archives contribute to a fascinating collection detailing the major industry of Yeovil's past. However gloving is not the only trade represented in our collections, other industries such as the St Ivel Diaries, Westlands and the enduring printing trade are curated here too.
Showcased on here are just 12 selected items from the industrial collections at the Community Heritage Access Centre. These items may vary in size but were all from important industries that dominated the South Somerset area over the last few centuries.
The Gloving Donkey
Weights and Measures
The Curd Breaker
Yeovil Train Plate
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