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Mile End Mill, Anchor Thread Works, Paisley

A Category A Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Latitude: 55.8427 / 55°50'33"N

Longitude: -4.4108 / 4°24'38"W

OS Eastings: 249145

OS Northings: 663685

OS Grid: NS491636

Mapcode National: GBR 3L.4SH0

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.6DWR

Plus Code: 9C7QRHVQ+3M

Entry Name: Mile End Mill, Anchor Thread Works, Paisley

Listing Name: Anchor Mills, Mile End Mill

Listing Date: 27 June 1980

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 384404

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38917

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200384404

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Town: Paisley

Electoral Ward: Paisley East and Central

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

Tagged with: Mill building

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W J Morley of Bradford, architect, 1899-1900. 5-storey and basement, 18 bays with tower at each end. Brick end bays pilastered each floor. All windows simple 6-paned rectangles except to end bays of 4th floor where there are pairs to round-arched windows. Cill band to each floor. Eaves cornice and terracotta fretted balustrade. Tower to west has round-headed windows each floor above blind ground; that to 4th moulded with keystone and impost moulding. Angle pilasters with band between each floor between each floor, but continuous band came only to 4th floor. Cornice and balustrade over, then pyramidal slate roof with transomed and mullioned square lantern with curved copper cap. East

tower similar but window also to ground and additional stage over 4th; with angle pilasters and 3 round-headed windows. Cornice over balustrade with urns on dies at angles. Above is octagonal cupola with 1 round arched window to each floor. Cornice over and facetted domed copper cap. Fireproof interior has cast-iron columns with steel beams carrying concrete filler joist construction.

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