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Comparative plans - analysis of dwelling units including Braxfield Row, Long Row, Caithness Row, Double Row, and New Buildings.

SC 344779

Description Comparative plans - analysis of dwelling units including Braxfield Row, Long Row, Caithness Row, Double Row, and New Buildings.

Catalogue Number SC 344779

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of DC 10642

Scope and Content Plan of Double Row / Water Row, New Lanark New Lanark was founded in 1785 by David Dale and Richard Arkwright. It passed to Dale's son-in-law, Robert Owen, in 1799. Owen developed the village into a model community, aiming to make it both profitable and humane. There were 1,300 employees in the 1790s when the houses were built under Dale's leadership. The tenement buildings of Double Row and Water Row were of double room depth. Each dwelling would have a fire, box-beds and a scullery. When Owen took over he wanted to improve housing and sanitation in the village. He issued regulations, saying that each house had to be cleaned weekly and had to be whitewashed annually. No cattle, pigs, poultry or dogs were to be kept on the premises. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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