Anstruther Wester, Fife

  • Isle of May, Benedictine Priory

    The priory was founded c.1135 by David I and was a possesion of Reading Abbey. It was located on an earlier site (site number: 3684) which had been use since the seventh century. When the site was excavated in 1995 it was suggested that ...

  • Isle of May, St. Ethernan's Chapel

    This chapel was built in the ninth century and excavated in the 1990s. It was a small rectangular structure which was probably built to house the remains of St. Ethernan, a Pictish saint who lived and died on the island. It was built int...


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  • The Anstruther Church

    Anstruther Wester Parish Church is on the western edge of the village of Anstruther in a graveyard which is bounded by a stream and a beach. In 1243, a church on this site was dedicated to St. Nicholas. The present structure consists of ...


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