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Bonnybridge, Columbian Foundry

Iron Works (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Bonnybridge, Columbian Foundry

Classification Iron Works (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Bonnybridge Foundries; Smith And Welstood Ltd

Canmore ID 47034

Site Number NS88SW 37

NGR NS 8243 8001

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/47034

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Falkirk
  • Parish Falkirk
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Falkirk
  • Former County Stirlingshire

Archaeology Notes

NS88SW 37 8243 8001.

(Location cited as NS 824 800). Columbian Foundry, Bonnybridge, founded c. 1870 by Smith and Wellstood. A large complex of one- and two-storey buildings. The 'old foundry', now mechanized, includes a two-storey, 5- by 23-bay rubble block and a two-storey, 3- by 12-bay range with round-headed windows facing the canal. The 'new foundry' is mainly single-storey, with roof lighting.

J R Hume 1976.

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