Morlands was Glastonbury’s major industry – specialising in stuff made from sheep – like gloves, shoes, flying jackets etc.
In recent years, the huge 31 acre site has slowly been demolished leaving just a few buildings. There are plans afoot to redevelop the site
Out of the four remaining buildings, two of them were accessible…
I’m not sure what this building was for – it was relatively sparse inside so I’m guessing some sort of warehouse.
Another building, with a fabulous chimney. This place was used to make gloves and stuff. This building is listed because of its significant industrial architecture, so will survive the impending redevelopment.
This building was a bit more interesting inside
There were two wrought iron gates lying inside. Their fate is undecided but the Development Agency wants to offer them someone who will display them in a prominent public place.
The attic area was interesting – it was strewn with various labels, ribbons and bits…