The History of Leith

April 16, 2010

The Dean Bridge-Edinburgh


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(c) John Arthur

Dean Village (from dene, meaning ‘deep valley’) is a former village in the northwest of Edinburgh, Scotland. It was known as the “Water of Leith Village” and was a successful grain milling hamlet for more than 800 years. At one time there were no fewer than eleven working mills there, driven by the strong currents of the Water of Leith. The mylnes of Dene were listed in the King David I Charters. for more click here

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