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Taybank Works, 62 Arbroath Road, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Maryfield, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.469 / 56°28'8"N

Longitude: -2.9536 / 2°57'13"W

OS Eastings: 341344

OS Northings: 731175

OS Grid: NO413311

Mapcode National: GBR ZCR.W1

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.LNQM

Plus Code: 9C8VF29W+JH

Entry Name: Taybank Works, 62 Arbroath Road, Dundee

Listing Name: Arbroath Road, 60 Taybank Works, Tay Spinners Ltd

Listing Date: 30 June 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361347

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25175

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361347

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

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Kenneth F Masson, chief architect SCWS, plans 1947,
completed 1949 2-storey red brick and faience clad modern
jute spinning mill.
ELEVATION TO ARBROATH ROAD: long 2-storey elevation with
recessed panelled faience-clad section set in brick
surround and parapet. Ground floor windows in margins in
6 groups of 3, 2 intermediate loading doors. Continuous
large 1st floor windows divided by 7 dark tiled mullions.
3 port holes vertically arranged over door. Tall brick
parapet with faience coping set-back and stepped-up canted
angle. A 2-storey bipartite to each elevation within
faience recess. Monumental corner entrance. Deep lintel on
squat fluted columns over original double doors.
Deeply recessed window above with boldly modelled reveals.
Elevation to Morgan Street similar to that to Arbroath Road
but longer and with only 6 ground floor windows due to
slope. 11 large 1st floor windows with thicker mullions.
2 square windows at right.
Original metal-framed hopper windows.
INTERIOR: curved foyer, terrazzo floors. Reinforced
concrete framed loading area at basement by Arbroath Road.
The mill proper is single-storey, steel-framed and

Statement of Interest

1 of only 2 brand new 20th century jute spinning mills

in Britain, built for SCWS.

Listed as a good example of modern industrial architecture.

The internal structure is not of historic significance

and is common to other buildings of the period.

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