Places of Worship in Aberdour (Dunfermline) Parish in Fife Region

  • Aberdour Former Parish Church

    This rectangular Georgian church was built in 1790 to replace the parish church of St. Fillan's (see separate entry), apparently because the Countess of Morton did not like the congregation from Aberdour gathering on a reg...

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  • Aberdour Franciscan Priory

    A Priory was founded here with Franciscan nuns in 1548 by James, Earl of Morton at a site close to what is now Aberdour's Main Street. More recent street names, including The Glebe and Lower Glebe suggests a monastic history in the ...

  • Aberdour Free Church

    A Free Church was built in Aberdour during the Disruption of the mid 19th century, when the Established Church was split and the Free Church was formed. The church in Aberdour was built in around 1845, near to the then parish church...

  • Inchcolm Abbey

    Inchcolm Abbey is on the island of Inchcolm in the Firth of Forth. It was founded as a priory in 1123 by David I and, according to legend, the foundation occurred after his predecessor - Alexander I - was sheltered by a hermit on the isl...

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  • St. Columba's Episcopal Church

    This cruciform plan church is situated directly beside the main road from Aberdour to Inverkeithing (A921),  in a grassy precinct with a small car park at the western end.      It was built in the first half...

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  • St. Fillan's Parish Church

    This church is situated in a graveyard at the end of a narrow path just outside the walled gardens of Aberdour Castle. Dating back to the early twelfth century, the church was granted to Inchcolm Abbey at its foundation in 1123. Original...

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  • St. Teresa's Roman Catholic Church, Aberdour

    This modern church was built in 1971 in the Hillside area of Aberdour, close to Hillside School. There is currently no other information about the church, but it may have gone out of use.

    J Dowling 2017