SPW027440 SCOTLAND (1929). Gretna, general view, showing Annan Road and Union Road. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.

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Title [SPW027440] Gretna, general view, showing Annan Road and Union Road. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.
Reference SPW027440
Date 1929
Link Canmore Collection item 1256881
Place name
Parish GRETNA
District ANNANDALE AND ESKDALE
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 331754, 567303
Longitude / Latitude -3.0668744698319, 54.995550525483
National Grid Reference NY318673

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User Comment Contributions

Gretna was the site of a munitions factory on the Solway Firth and the new township was built very quickly to house the workers. Find an fascinating guide here - http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gretna

Lynda Tubbs
Thursday 10th of July 2014 03:04:05 PM
Shows munitions workers housing. Find a guide to this fascinating development at http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/gretna

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Thursday 10th of July 2014 02:57:47 PM