Tain Museum Image Library

Orchard Cottage, Castle Brae
Tain Museum Image Library
Orchard Cottage, Castle Brae

This house, now demolished, was situated at the foot of Castle Brae. and was the home of a family called Sangster. Note the left hand ground floor window level with the pavement indicating that part of the house was below street level. You had to go down two or three steps to enter the front door. The small building to the right may have been a paint store.
Picture added on 08 June 2004
Comments:
I seem to remember my grandmother mentioning a Jeannie Sangster who used to live here.
Added by Brian MacLeod on 10 June 2004
This was my great grandparents' house, George & Janet (nee Johnstone) Sangster. George Sangster was burgh surveyor in Tain and died in 1925.
Added by Elizabeth Sangster on 19 September 2006
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