Brochty

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Brochtie
Broughty Ferry Beach.JPG
Brochtie is locatit in Dundee
Brochtie
Brochtie
Location within the City of Dundee
Population13,155 
OS grid referenceNO465309
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounDUNDEE
Postcode destrictDD5
Diallin code01382
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
UK
Scotland
56°28′02″N 2°52′12″W / 56.46718°N 2.86991°W / 56.46718; -2.86991Coordinates: 56°28′02″N 2°52′12″W / 56.46718°N 2.86991°W / 56.46718; -2.86991

Brochty or Brochtie (Scots Gaelic: Bruach Tatha; Inglis: Broughty Ferry) is a suburb in Dundee, Scotland.[1] It is situatit fower miles east o the ceety centre on the north bank o the Firth o Tay. The aurie wis a separate burgh frae 1865 till 1914, whan it wis incorporatit intae Dundee.

Umwhile a prosperous fishin an whaulin veelage, in the 19th century Broughty Ferry became a haven for wealthy jute barons, that biggit thair luxury villas in the suburb. As a result, Brochty wis referred tae at the time as the "richest square mile in Europe".

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Media, MTC. "Welcome to Broughty Ferry | Come to Broughty". broughtyferry.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-11-26.