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North Ayrshire

A large village in North Ayrshire, Dreghorn lies 3 miles (5 km) east of Irvine, between the River Irvine and the Annick Water. It developed in the 19th century in association with coal mining and the manufacture of bricks and was the birthplace in 1845 of John Boyd Dunlop, inventor of the pneumatic tyre.

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