Bellman’s Head

By Jane Cruickshank / October 5, 2020

A DRAMATIC photo of our harbour, taken by Jim Stephen, has proved a big hit on social media today.

It serves as a wee reminder as to why this site is called The Bellman.

It seemed like a very appropriate name as our town’s first ‘newsmen’ – town criers – were referred to as the bellman. And the rocky outcrop at the Backies car park, shown so clearly in the photograph, is Bellman’s Head.

Thanks to Jim Stephen for letting us use his photograph.

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