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Neuketineuks

I think this was at the foot of Wellington Street.

[Still is!- Steven]
Picture added on 04 August 2007
Comments:
I noticed last week that the Neuketineuks sign has faded badly.
Can anyone tell me where the name came from in the first place?
Regards, Alan.
Added by Alan Herd on 06 August 2007
Aye, I always wondered what could be behind THAT door!
Added by Sumteeik on 07 August 2007
Is the sign still there? Seem to think it isn't.
Added by Isobel Irvine on 07 August 2007
Dear Isobel, The sign is still there. The wife wants me to go along in the dark of night and yank it off the wall. Tongue in cheek I hope.
Added by Alan Herd on 08 August 2007
I think the name comes from the number of neuks or corners that the lane had, for until New Scapa Road was built it jinked its way right around the backs of the Main Street properties all the way to the Clay Loan.
Added by Paul Sutherland on 08 August 2007
It used to be the side door into the garden at the rear of the house there.
Added by Marion Mcleod on 08 August 2007
Thanks, Alan, saves me going to check up on it!
If it goes missing now we know who to blame!
Added by Isobel Irvine on 09 August 2007
there is the garden to 12 wellington street behind the door
Anonymous comment added on 09 August 2007
My great aunt used to live there at 12 Wellington Street and I often played in the garden when I was a young child [many moons ago!!!]
Added by Marion Mcleod on 10 August 2007
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