NX1897 : Traditional Weavers' Cottages

taken 3 years ago, near to Girvan, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

Traditional Weavers' Cottages
Traditional Weavers' Cottages
Cottages at the end of Glendoune Street, showing the typical single-storey design that was established by the handloom weavers who once lived and worked here. The existence of an extra window near the door can indicate a former handloom weaving house, although later adaptations to the properties can affect the accuracy of this assessment. The extra window would give as much light as possible for the loom, which was usually located near the door.
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NX1897, 498 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 1849 9704 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:14.0452N 4:51.3601W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 1845 9701
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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