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Ba at Tankerness House
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Ba at Tankerness House

A Dougie Cooper picture, date estimated. Tankerness House has been renovated in this picture. I understand that the lean-to between it and Bain the Painter's was the Cosy Cafe. I don't remember that myself, but I do remember the St Magnus Cafe where the sign is to the left of the arch.

I also remember that the close between Bain's and J&W Tait's was a handy sheltered shortuct to the Back Road. Was that a right of way, for it is certainly closed off now, by a traditional white plastic door on Broad Street?
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Picture added on 27 April 2006
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Those look like the same Christmas lights that we still have today - maybe a few less working bulbs now though????
Added by marion mcleod on 27 April 2006
Does the sign at the side of the pavement say "TEMPORARY BUS STOP"?
36 years later it's still a bus stop :o)
Added by Paul Groundwater on 27 April 2006
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