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Latitude: 55.8425 / 55°50'32"N
Longitude: -4.4164 / 4°24'59"W
OS Eastings: 248792
OS Northings: 663668
OS Grid: NS487636
Mapcode National: GBR 3K.4YZL
Mapcode Global: WH3P6.4D7Y
Plus Code: 9C7QRHRM+XC
Entry Name: Embroidery Mill, Anchor Mills, Paisley
Listing Name: Anchor Mills, Former No 1 Embroidery Mill
Listing Date: 27 March 1985
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 384403
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38916
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Paisley East and Central
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Circa 1840 with later additions. 3-storey L-plan factory; 12 bays by 21. Coursed rubble with ashlar margins. Original 30-pane glazing with top half tilt-opening survives to most windows except south elevation. Slate roof gabled with stacks. Extra flat-roofed storey ruined to part of east elevation. Brick stair towers added to re-entrant angle and to north east corner, both with piended slate roofs. Interior timber floors supported by single rows of cast iron columns.
Date from drawing of Anchor Mills complex in Coats' possession. Domestic Finishing Mill and Counting House. Built as shawl factory predating Clark thread works.
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