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Fife - Historic Churches

This page Blackfriars Chapel - St Athernase Church


St Andrews 
Blackfriars Chapel

Blackfriars Chapel

Only a side apse survives of a Dominican friary church, built in the early 16th century. Blackfriars (so named for the black habits wor by the Dominican order) was a large monastery established by Bishop William Wishart (1272-1279).
South Street, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

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Dalgety 
Dalgety, St Bridget's Kirk

Dalgety, St Bridget's Kirk

St Bridget's Church at Dalgety is a ruinous 12th century building on the edge of the cliffs looking over Dalgetty Bay. The church first enters the historical records in 1178 when it is mentioned in a papal bull, so it must have ben in existence for some time before that.
A921, Dalgety, Fife, Scotland

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St Andrews 
Kirkheugh, St Mary's Church

Kirkheugh, St Mary's Church

The paltry ruins of the earliest collegiate church in Scotland stand on the cliff top behind St Andrews Cathedral. Otherwise known as the 'Church of the Blessed Mary of the Rock', or simply St Mary on the Rocks, St Mary's was built in the 12th century on the site of a 9th century Culdee Church.
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

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Heritage Highlight: The first collegiate church in Scotland
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St Andrews 
St Andrews Cathedral and St Rule's Tower

St Andrews Cathedral and St Rule's Tower

The remains of Scotland's largest cathedral, established in 1160, include 16th century precept walls, 12th and 13th century gables and south wall. St Rule's Tower - in the cathedral grounds - is part of the first Augustinian church. In the grounds is a museum with collection of early Christian and medieval monuments and relics.
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

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Leuchars 
St Athernase Church

St Athernase Church

The 12th century church of St Athernase at Leuchars has been called perhaps the finest example of Romanesque church architecture in Scotland. The church stands on a mound in the centre of the village, which is best known today for its annual air show and the nearby RAF base.
Schoolhill, Leuchars, Fife, Scotland

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Heritage Highlight: Superb Romanesque apse with blind arcading and carved heads
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