Anstruther Easter, Fife

  • Anstruther Baptist Church

    A Baptist meeting house referred to in the New Statistical Account of 1845 was probably the building known locally as the Tabernacle (see site 10671). This had been vacated by the Congregational church when a new chapel in Crail Roa...


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  • Anstruther Burgher Church

    This church was built in 1820 for the Burgher Congregation of Anstruther, which was founded in 1818 by the 'Managers of the Associate Society of Anstruther'. The first minister was John Thom. A new, larger building was constructed in 185...

  • Anstruther Church

    Chalmers Memorial Church was built as a Free church in 1889-1891, having been designed by the architect David Henry. It occupied a prominent postition within the town, the highest ground and, therefore, highly visible, particularly as it...


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  • Anstruther Erskine United Free Church

    Anstruther Erskine United Free Church is on Backdykes and now forms part of the East Neuk Community Centre.   It was built between 1850 and 1852 to replace an earlier Burgher Church (see Anstruther Burgher Church)...


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  • Anstruther Evangelical Church

    This chapel was built in 1833 when the meeting hall, known locally as the Tabernacle, became too small. It was built at a cost of £400, and a large part of the building costs came from donations collected by the pastor, John Murdoc...


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  • Anstruther Free Church

    The Anstruther Free Church congregation was formed in 1843 and its first minister was from Anstruther Easter Church. A small church was built in 1844 on a site in Hadfoot Wynd. A larger, Gothic-style building was constructed in 1858 ...


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  • Anstruther Parish Church

    The church is situated on School Green, in the centre of Anstruther Easter, in a sloping graveyard and is surrounded by a coped wall.   The graveyard surrounds the church to the north, south and east.  The churchyard wall ...


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  • Old Congregational Church, Anstruther

    The Congregational church of Anstruther was formed in the early nineteenth century. The small congregation initially met at 28 East Green, a weaver's shop owned by a Mr Thaw.

    They then moved to a new chapel on Crail Road in ...

  • St. Ayle's Chapel

    The chapel was the only place of worship in Anstruther Easter prior to The Reformation. According to RCAHMS Canmore database, it was acquired by the monks of Balmerino in 1435.   It was on the site now occupied by the Scottish ...


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  • The Scottish Fisheries Museum

    The Scottish Fisheries Museum was opened in 1969. It contains a private chapel which commemorates all men who have lost their lives while fishing in Scotland.  It is in the north section of the Scottish Fisheries Museum complex, and...


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