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Latitude: 56.474 / 56°28'26"N
Longitude: -2.982 / 2°58'55"W
OS Eastings: 339601
OS Northings: 731755
OS Grid: NO396317
Mapcode National: GBR Z8M.3L
Mapcode Global: WH7RB.5J7S
Entry Name: 29 Paterson Street and Return Elevation to Milton Street, Lawside Works (2-Storey and Attic Former Mill at Corner of Paterson and Milton Streets Only)
Listing Date: 18 May 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 361237
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25089
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Coldside
Traditional County: Angus
Circa 1830-40, extended circa 1865-6, 2-storey and attic
L-plan rubble-built jute mill.
Elevation to Milton St: 2-storey and attic 10-bay red
sandstone mill, circa 1830-40, with later loading doors at
ground and 1st floors. Attic level cornice. N gable
flat-topped finial and cast-iron fire-escape. Gable end
of 1860s block added to 3 S bays of mill with round-headed
12-pane sash and case window over cornice.
Elevation to Paterson St remodelled and extended in 1860s.
Engine house rebuilt with 2 tall round-headed keystoned
bays enclosing ground and 1st floor windows. 2-storey 9-bay
mill to E with attic-level cornice. Flat-topped finial at E
gable. Slate roofs.
Interiors: at least part of the 1830s mill has been rebuilt
with concrete floors. 1860s mill appears to be wooden
floored with iron columns. Original roofs.
owned by J Neish, a pioneer in the introduction of jute,
and later by his manager J Paterson. The site, distant
from other early mills, was chosen to allow dyeing (carried
out across the road, now a builders yard) of yarn for jute
carpets, first woven at Heathfield Works. The small
Italianate tower was built for the mechanics' shop in 1871.
Factory, built 1887, to E, between Paterson St and
Strathmore Avenue, is excluded from list.
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