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Name: Back o’ the Dykes
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Area: East Govan
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Back o' the Dykes or Back Dykes was the name for a grouping of cottages and lands located at the east end of Main Street (Clydebrae Street) and east end of Three Ell Road (Land is an old Scots word for a house of more than one storey).

The origin of the names is due to the area being located at the back of a nearby burn with a dyke (see Burndyke Street).
Grid Ref: NS 5598 6546

Click button to view old OS maps for Back o’ the Dykes at National Library of Scotland

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