Claverhouse

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Claverhouse
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Claverhouse
Claverhouse is located in Dundee
Claverhouse
Claverhouse
Claverhouse shown within the City of Dundee
OS grid reference NO4033
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DUNDEE
Postcode district DD4
Dialling code 01382
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
56°29′35″N 2°57′54″W / 56.493°N 2.965°W / 56.493; -2.965Coordinates: 56°29′35″N 2°57′54″W / 56.493°N 2.965°W / 56.493; -2.965

Claverhouse is an area of Dundee, Scotland. John Graham of Claverhouse (1648–1689), known to history as "Bonnie Dundee" or "Bluidy Clavers" by his supporters and detractors respectively, was the laird of Claverhouse, although he was born at Glen Ogilvie, near Glamis.[1]

History[edit]

The Claverhouse Bleachworks factory opened in the late 1770s and closed in the 1970s. Claverhouse Bleachfield had a chimney and a counting house which housed a bell and a clock tower. The bell has been removed although the clock tower and the chimney of the bleachwork factory still stand in Claverhouse.[2]

Private residential estates Claverhouse Braes and Dalclaverhouse were constructed in Claverhouse in the late 1990s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Murray Scott (1989). Bonnie Dundee: John Graham of Claverhouse. John Donald / Birlinn. ISBN 0-85976-532-6. 
  2. ^ https://canmore.org.uk/site/158956/dundee-claverhouse-bleachworks