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Published by Ove Arup & Partners Scotland Ltd in South Queensferry .
Written in English


  • Limestone industry -- Scotland -- Gilmerton (Edinburgh),
  • Limestone -- Scotland -- Gilmerton (Edinburgh),
  • Gilmerton (Edinburgh, Scotland) -- History.

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StatementArupScotland on behalf of The City of Edinburgh Council. Report 1A, July 2001.
ContributionsArupScotland., Edinburgh (Scotland). City Council.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20297389M

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