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Latitude: 55.8419 / 55°50'30"N
Longitude: -4.4184 / 4°25'6"W
OS Eastings: 248663
OS Northings: 663611
OS Grid: NS486636
Mapcode National: GBR 3K.4YG0
Mapcode Global: WH3P6.3F8C
Plus Code: 9C7QRHRJ+QJ
Entry Name: Domestic Finishing Mill, Anchor Thread Works, Paisley
Listing Name: Anchor Mills, Former Domestic Finishing Mill
Listing Date: 15 November 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 384402
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38915
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Paisley East and Central
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
1886: Woodhouse and Morley of Bradford, architects with additions in 1914. 5-storey mill, 18 x 16 bays with 6-storey tower, 2 x 3 bays to NE corner. NW corner has 2 bays each face set forward. SW corner is rounded. Red brick with cream brick to window heads and bands. Ashlar base course, and dressings, including rusticated surrounds to 4 round-headed entrances. Segmentally-headed windows to lower 4 floors. Round headed to 5th floor with ashlar impost moulding. Cill courses to each floor. Cornice and 8ft high balustrade. 6th storey of tower is
similar to 5th floor. Flat bitumen sealed roof with glazed central lantern. Symmetrical double fire escape to W elevation added 1911. Interior has cast-iron columns with steel and reinforced concrete joists and central glazed well with galleries formerly extending down to ground flat. 1st and 2nd flats floored after 1912.
Well originally for mill engine which were removed 1912. Lit by electricity from the beginning. Upgraded to Category A 22.9.89.
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