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Dundee, Dens Street, Warehouse

Flax Store (19th Century)

Site Name Dundee, Dens Street, Warehouse

Classification Flax Store (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Constable Street

Canmore ID 187297

Site Number NO43SW 474

NGR NO 40829 30795

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Dundee, City Of
  • Parish Dundee (Dundee, City Of)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District City Of Dundee
  • Former County Angus

Site Management (31 August 2018)

Flax Warehouse, rubble-built. 3-storey, 6-bay symmetrical front with 2 large loading doors at ground floor and narrower hoist doors above at 1st and 2nd floors, each flanked by a window. Dated gear wheel at centre of 1st floor. 2-storey twin-gabled N-elevation with loading doors and fire escapes. 3-bay E and W elevations with tie-plates at 2nd and 3rd floors and windows at 1st and 2nd floor of W and blocked at 2nd floor of E elevation. U-shaped hipped slate roof with valley behind and central fire-barrier wall. Interior: wooden post and beam construction. Wall to rear conceals access to tunnel under Dens Street to Lower Dens Works. Wrought-iron gate.

The oldest surviving part of Baxter Brother's Dens Works. Cock family with water for bleaching in the 18th. (Historic Environment Scotland List Entry)


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