Basic Site Details

Name: Bowbridge Works
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1018571885 Five storey mill; only one half built. Competed 1885
Item 2 of 101861  Factory
Item 3 of 101872  Engine house and new weaving sheds
Item 4 of 101874  Four calendering sheds and two warehouses
Item 5 of 101880  Mechanics shop
Item 6 of 1018821883 Six raw jute warehouses, stables and cart shed
Item 7 of 1018841885 Warehouses on Isla Street
Item 8 of 101884  Six preparation sheds
Item 9 of 101885  Main gate and sculpture of camel
Item 10 of 1019841987Demolition 


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 Guthrie OrcharEngineerA18571885New buildings as detailed in 'events'
Item 2 of 3Robertson & OrcharArchitectural practice, EngineersA18571885New buildings as specified in 'events'
Item 3 of 3William RobertsonEngineerA18571885New buildings as specified in 'events'


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Grimond, J & A 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Dundee Yearbook1898    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1New Register HouseWills and Testaments Will of J G Orchar, 19 December 1891