The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : old house [north 2],  High Street

Historic Property ImageStreet View Image

Photo / old map: OS 6 inch map, 1854. Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

= Property demolished or site redeveloped

Notes:      demolished c.1865


Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.440002,-2.941414

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):   2 Blyth Street   4 Blyth Street   shop, 1, Cupar Road   shop, 3, Cupar Road   shop, formerly 5, Cupar Road   shop, 7, Cupar Road   shop, 9, Cupar Road   shop, 11, Cupar Road   shop, 13, Cupar Road   15 Cupar Road   6 Cupar Road   4 Cupar Road   shop, formerly 2, Cupar Road   (Newport Toll, Cupar Road)   formerly part of 15, Cupar Road   (Farm steading, Cupar Road)   (old tollhouse, Cupar Road)   (Burgh Yard, formerly 11, Granary Lane)   (Old Granary [1], High Street)   (Old Granary [2], High Street)   (Old Granary [3], High Street)   (Old Granary [4], High Street)   (Old Granary [5], High Street)   (Old Granary [6], High Street)   (Old Granary [7], High Street)   (Old Granary [8], High Street)   (Old Granary [9], High Street)   (Old Granary [10], High Street)   (Old Granary [11], High Street)   5 High Street   7 High Street   12 High Street   shop, 13, High Street   14 High Street   shop, 15, High Street   shop, 16, High Street   18 High Street   20 High Street   22 High Street   shop, 24, High Street   26 High Street   28a, High Street   shop, 28, High Street   shop, 30, High Street   shop, 32, High Street   34 High Street   36 High Street   shop, 38, High Street   shop, 40, High Street   shop, 46, High Street   shop, 48, High Street   shop, 52, High Street   shop, 54, High Street   shop, 50, High Street   (house at gasworks, High Street)   (Gas Office, High Street)   (Newport House, High Street)   (old house [north 1], High Street)   (old house [north 3], High Street)   (old house [south 1], High Street)   (old house [south 2], High Street)   (old house [south 3], High Street)   (old house [south 4], High Street)   2 Tay Street   4 Tay Street   6 Tay Street  

Later use of the site :   50 High Street     


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

2 Newport Road1861



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

old house [north 2]



Directory entries (before 1975)



Census records

YearAddress Head NotesRooms
1861 2 Newport Road McGregor Charles 2View household
1851 Milne David View household
1841 Newport Village Milne Alexander View household



Valuation Roll entries



Railway Map References:

PlanYearRefDescriptionOwner or reputed ownerOccupier[Comments]
RHP85261 (E & N)184555Dwelling houses & garden groundWilliam BerryWilliam Turnbull, John Bell, Alexander Milne, Alexander Harris, Mrs Menzies Mackie, John Kidd, Thomas Pinn & Mrs Catherine Brown[At the top of the High St]


Other Sightings:

1855 Building shown on Ordnance Survey map Ordnance Survey, Six-inch, first edition, Fife sheet 2, 1854-55.
1825 Building shown on map: Ref. 8, Old Boatmen's Houses National Library of Scotland, Plan of the coast from Newport to Craighead, 1824-25, John Steedman
1817 Building shown on map National Library of Scotland Survey of the Harbour of Newport, Stevenson, 1817
1805 Building shown on map of Tayfield Estate. No image available. National Records of Scotland, RHP30436, Plan of Tayfield.


Early Sasines:



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