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Glasgow, 87-105 Cheapside Street, Houldsworth Cotton Mill. Plan of mill 'as completed', sections, and elevations of the earlier fireproof range.. Included North Elevation, East Elevation, Cross-Sectio ...

SC 346413

Description Glasgow, 87-105 Cheapside Street, Houldsworth Cotton Mill. Plan of mill 'as completed', sections, and elevations of the earlier fireproof range.. Included North Elevation, East Elevation, Cross-Section, Longitudinal Section, plan of Engine-house and North Range, wall-profile and half-plan of pilaster.

Catalogue Number SC 346413

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of GWD 69/3

Scope and Content East elevation of Houldsworth's Cotton Mill in City of Glasgow Houldsworth's Cotton Mill was built in 1804-5 and is important because it was one of the first mills to built with fire safety in mind. The fireproof north range, shown here, was built entirely from brick and iron but the later south range was built with conventional wooden floors resting on iron columns. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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