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Howe Sewing Machine Company, 48 Avenue Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Calton, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8499 / 55°50'59"N

Longitude: -4.2165 / 4°12'59"W

OS Eastings: 261331

OS Northings: 664079

OS Grid: NS613640

Mapcode National: GBR 0VQ.BQ

Mapcode Global: WH4QF.67D6

Plus Code: 9C7QRQXM+X9

Entry Name: Howe Sewing Machine Company, 48 Avenue Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow

Listing Name: 48 Avenue Street, 190, 210 Fielden Street and 35, 51 Barrowfield Street

Listing Date: 23 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377444

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33626

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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A Kennedy, Son and Myles, 1872-3 as works for Howe Sewing Machine Company, several ranges on a triangular island site, and with 2 cut-down though still substantial chimney stalks. Long 17-bay 3-storey range to Fielden Street with low range adjoining to S, its long return elevation to barrowfield Street with continuous roof ventilator; red and contrasting yellow brick; blocked eaves; slate roofs, glazing mostly original, 2 wide slappings to Fieldon Street at ground floor; taller range to W originally at centre of complex, but main block which adjoined at W was demolished 1969.

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Howe's were squeezed out of the sewing machine market by Singer, and they turned to cycle manufacture, but that enterprise did not survive long either.

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