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Broughty Ferry, Dundee City

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Broughty Ferry, Dundee City

Broughty Ferry is a suburb on the eastern side of the City of Dundee, on the shore of the Firth of Tay in eastern Scotland. "The Ferry" was formerly an independent burgh from 1864 until it was absorbed into the Royal Burgh of Dundee in 1913.
Post townDUNDEE
Administrative CountyDundee City
Traditional CountyAngus
OS GridNO4630
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01382
Population13,155
 

Broughty Ferry, Dundee City in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Broughty Ferry, quoad sacra par. and town, Dundee and Monifieth pars., Forfarshire, on Firth of Tay, 3½ m. E. of Dundee by rail -- quoad sacra par., pop. 5559; town, pop. 7923; 2 Banks; a ferry across the Firth of Tay, with ry. sta. at Broughty Pier, connects the town with Ferry-Port-on-Craig, commonly called Tayport. Fishing is carried on. Broughty Castle (15th century) stands on the shore. To the NW. of the town are numerous fine residences belonging to Dundee merchants and manufacturers.

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