Glenury Distillery

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General
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Region Highlands
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LatLong 56° 58’ 20” N   02° 12’ 50” W
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Grid Reference NO871868
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Open to public
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History
1825-52
Distillery established by Barclay, McDonald & Co.. Captain Robert Barclay of Ury, MP for Kincardine, a prominente farmer and landowner, and a renowned long-distance athlete was one of the owners
1847
The distillery was put up for auction when Barclay died
1858-83
Said to have been acquired by William Ritchie of Glasgow, continued until 1883 at least (1857 mentioned as well)
1890-1938
William Ritchie & Co.
1938
Sold to Associated Scottish Distilleries Ltd. (ASD) by its landlord, Lord Stonehaven. ASD was a newly incorporated subsidiary of Train & McIntyre Ltd., which was itself owned by National Distillers of America
1953
Train & McIntyre Ltd. purchased by the Distillers Company Ltd. (DCL), and Glenury transferred to Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD). Licensed to John Gillon & Co., a small Glasgow blender
1965-66
Rebuilt, when extended from two to four stills. Licensed to John Gillon
1985
Distillery closed
1992
License cancelled and site sold for residential development
1996
A Rare Malts Selection bottling of the distillery won Most Outstanding Single Malt and Best Single Malt Over 12 Years in the 1996 International Wine and Spirit Competition



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