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Alexandria, Alexander Street, Workers' Rows

Workers Row(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Alexandria, Alexander Street, Workers' Rows

Classification Workers Row(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Housing, Croftingea

Canmore ID 128243

Site Number NS38SE 49

NGR NS 3934 8035

NGR Description Centred NS 3934 8035

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Dunbartonshire
  • Parish Bonhill (West Dunbartonshire)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS38SE 49 centred 3934 8035

For associated Croftingea Printworks (centred NS 394 806), see NS38SE 50.

Alexandria, Alexander Street, Workers' Rows. Foremen's Row, associated with United Turkey Red Company's Croftingea Works [ ]. Noted as being threatened with demolition on the date of visit.

Visited and photographed by J R Hume, University of Strathclyde, 15 May 1972.

Information from NMRS MS/749/1 (Dunbartonshire, Bonhill parish), photographic prints attached.

(Location cited at 393 803). Housing, Croftingea, late 19th century. Two handsome ranges of worker's housing, associated with Croftingea Printworks. One, 'Foreman's Row' is a two storey and attic rubble block, with external open stairs at the rear. The other is a one-storey and attic group, ashlar-built.

J R Hume 1976.


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