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Gordon and Hill

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of Glasgow, civil engineers

1840 Formation of a partnership between Lewis Dunbar Brodie Gordon‎‎ and Lawrence Hill

1841-2 Gordon and Hill erected the great chimney at Tennant's factory to carry off noxious gases from the St Rollox chemical works, assisted by Joseph Colthurst.[1]

1845 Studied the supplying of water to Glasgow from Lock Katrine

1848 The Stornoway Patent Slip erected by Gordon and Hill under the superintendence of Robert Bruce Bell of that firm.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Biography of Lewis Gordom, ODNB
  2. Glasgow Herald - Friday 19 May 1848