The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : cottage,  West Road

No Historic Property ImageStreet View Image

= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      Demolished.



Gable end on West Road, facing east. 4 rooms. Demolished c.1865.


Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.433652,-2.952988

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1914 25-inch map, the 1966-73 25-inch map, or a 1944-50 aerial photograph at the National Library of Scotland website.

Nearby properties (demolished in red):   1 Riverside Lane   6 Wellgate Street   21 Wellgate Street   23 Wellgate Street   43 West Road   47 West Road   49 West Road   51 West Road   66 West Road   68 West Road   70 West Road   74 West Road   76 West Road   78 West Road   Hazel Bank, West Road   (Broadhaugh Steading, West Road)   (weaver's cottage, West Road)   (Photo studio, West Road)  

Later use of the site :   47 West Road     


Old Addresses (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the address)



House Names (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the name)



Directory entries (before 1975)

1862 Fife dirLaing, Alex, custom house (Dundee), W Newport



Census records

YearAddress Head NotesRooms
1861 1 east from Castle Laing Alexander 4View household
1851 Broadheugh Just Barbara View household[probably this house]



Valuation Roll entries      There are 3 entries

1864-6591House and Garden Rev. Thomas Just John Just, gardener 7View details [house at Fern Cottage ?]
1860-6197House and Garden Rev Thomas Just Alexander Laing, Customhouse 7View details [house at Fern Cottage]
1855-5690House and Garden Rev. Thomas Just, Newport Alexander Laing said Alexander Laing 7View details [house at Fern Cottage]



Other Sightings:

1845 Building shown on map (no details) Glasgow & Dundee Junction Railway, National Records of Scotland, Plan: RHP85254


Early Sasines:



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