Milton Ironworks, 142 North Woodside Road, Glasgow

Found by Michael Fallone at Milton Ironworks during demolition.

These works were founded in about 1856 by McDowall & Co, iron-founders. This firm developed a very extensive business in architectural castings, and the works eventually covered a large area.

This works made many pillar boxes for the Post Office, and also telephone boxes. The firm, by then McDowall, Steven & Co Ltd, had a London office in 1901. By 1968 the buildings were in multiple occupation, and part of the complex was demolished in that year.


Below – J & M Craig, Perceton Fireclay Works, Dreghorn, Ayrshire.

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