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From: Iain Kerr <>
Subject: Scotland (Barony, Gorbals & Bridgeton)
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 1997 02:11:30 -0400
>> Can anyone tell me where Barony, Gorbals & Bridgeton are located? I
pretty good map of Scotland, but can't find any of these places in Glasgow.
Barony is an ancient parish in Lanark, which is located to the NW of
modern central Glasgow.
The Gorbals is a district, once notorious for its tenement slums, to the
south of the central city close by Ibrox.
Bridgeton is in the south-east of the central city, between Parkhead to
the north and Rutherglen, across the river.
You must recall that Glasgow has twice undergone major reconstructions; in
the Victorian creation of the city and in the 1980s and 1990s. Much has
Yours aye, Iain
in Windsor, Berkshire
WWW site: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/iain_kerr
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