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Re: [dundee-history] RE: Mains of Gray

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  • William Wilson
    ... From: Mark Henderson To: Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 9:42 AM Subject:
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      From: "Mark Henderson" <mhenderson@...>
      To: <dundee-history@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 9:42 AM
      Subject: [dundee-history] RE: Mains of Gray


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      > Mains of Gray
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      > The "Motel" you refer to (Beefeater) used to be the old Balgarthno Mill.
      >
      > Mains of Gray was part of the Gray House estate, half way between Benvie
      and
      > Denhead of Gray. It still exists. If you go to http://uk.multimap.com and
      do a
      > search for Dundee, you'll find Denhead of Gray to the North West. Click in
      the
      > vicinity of Denhead of Gray to centre the map. If you choose 1:25000
      scale,
      > you'll see Mains of Gray clearly marked on the map, as is the "Motel" you
      refer
      > to.
      >
      > If you want to see it as it was around the time of your
      great-grandfather's
      > birth, go to http://www.old-maps.co.uk and do a search for Dundee. Choose
      the
      > Forfarshire map, then go to Grid Ref: 334130, 731738, and you'll be able
      to see
      > the area as it was in 1865. Just to the south of Denhead is Balgarthno
      Mill,
      > which is now the Beefeater Motel.
      >
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      > Regards
      > Mark Henderson
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      > Thanks very much Mark, that was very helpful and next time I'm in the area
      I'll make time to drop in there to see what the building looks like.

      William Wilson
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