WoSAS Pin: 21873

Site Name: Alexandria, Alexander Street, Workers Rows

Alternative Name(s):

Monument Type: Workers Rows

Council: West Dunbartonshire

Parish: Bonhill

Map Sheet: NS38SE

Grid Reference: 239340, 680350 Not checked

Canmore Number: 128243

Non-Statutory Register Code:

Site Report

WoSASPIN 21873
NS38SE 49 3934 8035
Alexandria, Alexander Street, Workers' Rows
Foremen's Row, associated with United Turkey Red Company's Croftingea Works [NS 38SE ]. Noted as being threatened with demolition on the date of visit.
Visited and photographed by J R Hume, University of Strathclyde, 15 May 1972.
Information from NMRS MS/749/1 (Dunbartonshire, Bonhill parish), photographic prints attached.
(Location cited at 393 803). This group of houses are late 19th century in date. There are two ranges of worker's housing , associated with Croftingea Printworks. One a 'Foreman's Row' is a two storey and attic rubble block, with external open access stairs to the rear. The other is an ashlar built, one storey and attic group.
J R Hume 1976.

Further Reading and Sources

Hume, J R , The industrial archaeology of Scotland. Volume 1: The Lowlands and Borders. London.(1976)