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Dreghorn (es); ドレグホーン (ja); Dreghorn (fr); Dreghorn (sv); Dreghorn (eu); דרגהורן (he); Dreghorn (nl); Dreghorn (en); Dreghorn (hr); Дрегхорн (bg); Dreghorn (ceb) селище в Обединено кралство Великобритания и Северна Ирландия (bg); যুক্তরাজ্যের একটি গ্রাম (bn); village britannique (fr); kylä Yhdistyneessä kuningaskunnassa (fi); village in North Ayrshire, Scotland, UK (en); قرية في المملكة المتحدة (ar); οικισμός του Ηνωμένου Βασιλείου (el); dorp in Verenigd Koninkrijk (nl)
village in North Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
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Location North Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
  • 3,540 (2016)
55° 36′ 25.92″ N, 4° 37′ 00.98″ W
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English: Dreghorn is a small village near Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland, not to be confused with the town and army barracks just south of Edinburgh. Dreghorn's closest neighbours are Bourtreehill and Broomlands. It is the birthplace of John Boyd Dunlop, inventor of the pneumatic tire. Dreghorn is incorporated in Irvine-New-Town. Dreghorn is believed to be Britain's oldest continuously inhabited village after the remains of an ancient settlement were uncovered by builders. Including the remnants of a 5,500-year-old well (one of only five to be found in Scotland) dating back to around 3500BC. Although other neolithic villages have been abandoned in Scotland, e.g. Skara Brae, Dreghorn is thought to be the only village in Britain with a continual unbroken residence The name Dreghorn may derive from hunting terminology and speaks a little bit about the character of the typical Dreghorn hunter. After a good long hunting session would follow a good long drinking session, where they would fill their hunting horns with ale and drink even the dregs! Another theory is that it's an old Scots name meaning 'farm at the bog', or as in early charters, the name was written Dregern; and it probably derived from the British Tre-quern, which signifies the town or habitation by the swamp, or by the alder-trees. Springside is the next village along on the old Kilmarnock toll Road.
Hrvatski: Dreghorn je selo blizu Irvinea, Škotska. To je također rodno mjetso Johna Boyda Dunlopa, izumitelja pneumatske gume.


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