Over 200 years ago the impressive sandstone cotton mills of New Lanark were built by an enterprising Scot, David Dale, in a dramatic gorge in Lanarkshire, close to the famous Falls of Clyde. The village quickly became known all over the world under the enlightened management of Dale’s son-in-law, the social pioneer Robert Owen.

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  • Date Published:

    26 February 2016
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    Historic Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    World Heritage Documentation, Visitor Information
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