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Fishing Activity
The Cromarty Archive
Fishing Activity

Not sure whether hooks are being baited or nets repaired. I've also guessed at the date. The buildings no longer stand (note thatched roofs) but I believe they were somewhere near the Ice House possibly just behind the Cross House.
Picture added on 01 January 2003
Comments:
This photo seems to be taken on Shore Street. The camera is in a slightly different place to where it is picture #803. Look carefully at the window of the building on the left, the stones around it seem identical to those visible in picture #803, the door and skylight of the cottage behind match, and there is a post on the corner of the building in the same place in both.

The woman in the picture is probably baiting a long line (scanty?).

The dates of the two pictures seem to be wrong unless the building was re-harled and patched up. The boarded-up window in 803 seems to suggest that there has been some work done.
Added by Ross Couper on 16 September 2006
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Buildings

The Fisher Town, CromartyMcBeath's old shop - rebuild underwayRenovations to the McBeaths of shopSouth Sutor Chicken FarmHighland cows at South Sutor chicken farmSouth Sutor poultry farmhouseNew wall railings at Bob and Marion Tonkins houseRev. Walter Scott in front of Forsyth HouseRev. Walter Scott and his wife Peddieston House