Jane Austen

A film about a ‘Greek Revival’ cottage, near Fettercairn.

Torwood cottage was built c1829. The first family to live there was the Austen family. They had a daughter called Jane [please note: not Jane Austen the novelist]

Later the cottage became a convalescence home for ‘Montrose Lunatic Asylum’.

The cottage was abandoned sometime after WWII.

Music credit: Iona Fyfe singing live on Radio Scotland 13 February 2020

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