Keepers Cottage.

pers Cottage, Main Street, Emmerdale, is the home of Betty Eagleton and Pearl Ladderbanks, and until his death in 2013, Alan Turner. In 1995 Seth Armstrong and Betty Eagleton moved into it. It is owned by Victoria Sugden but Betty rents it off her. Pearl Ladderbanks now lives there with Betty.


The cottage, along with most of the other buildings in Main Street was built in about 1700. In 1953, Norman Edgar and Joyce Edgar were living there followed by postmistress Mrs Ellis. The house was empty when Biff Fowler bought it in 1995. Up to then the residents of the house were not featured in the show.


Biff Fowler bought the cottage in 1995 and let Seth Armstrong and Betty Eagleton move in. Seth and Betty lived there
Emmie keepers 1995

Keepers Cottage in 1995.

for many years. In 2000, Seth was mugged and became agoraphobic. In 2002 Seth went digital and set up a webcam.

In 2003, Seth went on an extended holiday to Australia and never returned to the village. He gave a Xmas message in 2004 via a webcam. Seth was due to return home to Emmerdale in October 2005 but died on the plane coming home from Australia.

Neighbouring properties

Memorable info

Known residents over the years


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