Dundee, Thistle Street, Bowbridge Works

Dundee, Thistle Street, Bowbridge Works

Site Name Dundee, Thistle Street, Bowbridge Works

Classification Jute Works (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Bowbridge Jute Works; 67 Mains Road; Isla Road; Dens Road; J And A Grimond; Bowbridge Industrial Estate

Canmore ID 33544

Site Number NO43SW 81

NGR NO 40110 31580

NGR Description Centred NO 40110 31580

Datum Osgb36 - Ngr

Council Dundee, City Of

Parish Dundee (dundee, City Of)

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Bowbridge Works Camel sculpture, 1955

Posted by Colin McLeod on the 05/05/2017

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The famous camel sat above the entrance archway to the works. The archway was dismantled in June 1955, and employees took the opportunity to be photographed sitting on the camel. One of the two men in this photo is James Dixon, a metalworker at the works.

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