Basic Site Details

Name: Fleming Reid & Co's Hosiery Factory
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: The architect for the warehouse and hosiery stores was based at 2 Hamilton Street, Greenock. The only architect known to have been at this address at any time is James Montgomerie Alexander, who was there in 1911; the architect responsible for the work at Fleming Reid & Co is therefore assumed to be James B Stewart, whose practice Alexander continued.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hosiery Factory  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Drumfrochar RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31894  Warehouse
Item 2 of 31895  Hosiery stores
Item 3 of 3c. 1908c. 1948 Alterations and additions, including power house and spinning mill

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3James Brown StewartArchitectA1894 Warehouse
Item 2 of 3James Brown StewartArchitectB1895 Hosiery stores
Item 3 of 3James HoustonArchitect c. 19251948Houston's work cannot be earlier than c1925 - alterations and additions, including power house and spinning mill

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Fleming Reid & Co 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1NMRS Survey of Private Collections  NMRS do not specify location of drawings

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJames Houston Collection HD F/49/1-23
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive A 10536-40 (copies of L Jowitt & Co drawings)