religious buildings churches cathedrals etc in Kingdom of Fife
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Churches & Cathedrals in Kingdom of Fife

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Kingdom of Fife Cathedrals, Historic Churches, Abbeys

St Andrews Cathedral And St Rule's Tower

North St, St Andrews, Fife
Tel: 01334 472563

St Andrews Cathedral - Photo copyright Historic Scotland


St Andrews was the largest cathedral in Scotland and, despite it now being in ruins, visitors cannot fail to be impressed by its magnificence. Established in 1160. 16th century precept walls, 12th and 13th century gables, south wall still stand. The Cathedral Museum houses a collection of early and later medieval sculpture and other relics found on the site. St Rule’s Tower is part of the first Augustinian church built in the early 12th century. Splendid views from the top. Located in St Andrews on the A91, on the sea front at the head of North Street. Open all year. Further information available from Historic Scotland.

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Culross Abbey

Culross, Fife
: Culross Palace 01383 880 359 for details.    

In Culross, Fife on the Firth of Forth, off A985. Remains of Cistercian monastery founded in 1217. Ruins of nave, cellars and domestic buildings. Abbey Church forms part of the present parish church. Historic Scotland.

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Inchcolm Abbey

Inchcolm Island, Firth of Forth

The abbey stands on Inchcolm Island in the Firth of Forth and is reached by ferry from South Queensferry (30 minutes), Tel: 0131 331 4857 and from North Queensferry (weather permitting), Tel: 0131 554 6881. Founded in 1192 by Alexander I. The island is also famed for its seals, wildlife and coastal defences from two world wars. Winter: closed. Historic Scotland

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St Athernase Church,

Tel: 08452 255121

Leuchars Parish Church was built in 1187 and was dedicated to St Athernase in 1244. Standing on what was dry land in a sea of marsh, the original choir and apse can still be seen in the church today. Excellent example of Norman architecture. Robert de Quinci, who built the church, also built the original Leuchars Castle on Castle Knowe, half a mile to the north. This has long gone as have its two successors built in the 14th and 16th centuries.

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Dunfermline Abbey And Palace

St Catherine's Wynd, Dunfermline, KY12 7PE
Tel: 01383 739026

The final resting place of some of Scotland's greatest kings and queens

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