The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : house at Tayfield Offices,  High Road

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= Farm cottages &/or bothy. All unidentified properties and their residents are listed here. It has not been possible to sort out who lived where. Any properties which can be positively located or identified have been given their own page - see any cross references.

Notes:      Specific locations are uncertain and could be anywhere on the farm or estate.


Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.435681,-2.940308

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


1854 Ordnance Survey Name Book Entry    (originals at ScotlandsPlaces)     (more information on the O.S. Name Books page)

List of names to be corrected if necessaryOrthography, as recommended to be used in the new plansOther modes of spelling the nameAuthorities for these other modes of spelling when knownSituationDescriptive remarks or other general observations which may be considered of interestSource
Tayfield HouseTayfield HouseTayfield House; Tayfield House; Tayfield House; Tayfield; TayfieldJohn Berry Esq, proprietor; James Shepherd, Newport Pier; Alexander Dingwall, Seamills; Leighton's Hist. of Fife; Johnston's Co. Map.About 12 chains S.E. of the village of Newport.This is the mansion house of the estate of Tayfield, is of recent erection and in the Elizabethan style of architecture. It is a large building four storeys high. A few yards from the house is the garden, which is large and well kept, the home farm buildings and stabling are north of the garden. In the parks around the house are some fine timber. There are two lodges, from their position called the north and south lodges, occupied by the gardeners. The present tenant is James Paton, Merchant, Montrose, the proprietor is John Berry W.S., Edinburgh.OS1/13/34/9


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Tayfield Offices 1967



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