Places of Worship in Beath Parish in Fife Region

  • Baptist Church

    The Baptist Church in Cowdenbeath is on Chapel Street next to a residential area. The main body of the church is orientated east-west and there are two extensions, one to the north-west and one to the south-west of the church.  .&nb...

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  • Beath and Cowdenbeath North Church

    Constructed c. 1900, this church is on Perth Road, Cowdenbeath. Originally built as a United Free Church, it now belongs to the Church of Scotland. The building is harled with cement dressings around the windows and entrance door. A hall...

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  • Beath Church

    This church is the latest in a series of buildings on the same site (e.g. site number 10542), since at least the 12th century.   The present church was constructed in 1834-5 by James MacFarlane and was altered in...

    Church Of Scotland sign
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  • Beath Old Church

    Beath Old Church, known locally as Kirk O' Beath was constructed in the 1100s under the jurisdiction of Inchcolm Abbey. It was located a short distance to the north-west of what is now the outer edge of Cowdenbeath. There is a large buri...

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  • Cairns Church

    This church was constructed as a United Presbyterian church in 1892-3 and it later became a Church of Scotland. The church closed for worship in 1998 when this congregation united with the West Church (site  7759), Hill of Beath Chu...

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  • Former Kelty North Church of Scotland

    This church was built in 1895-6 to replace the original Free Church in Kelty (site 10538) which had become too small for the growing congregation.   In 1900 this church became Moray United Free Church  following a union of...

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  • Gospel Hall

    This gospel hall was situated in a twentieth century housing scheme on the eastern edge of the town.   It is marked on the OS 6inch 1967 series of maps (Sheet NT 19 SE) but no other information could be found on this site.

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  • Guthrie Church


    This church was just off the High Street next to the old Co-Op building which is now Cowdenbeath Business Centre.    It was built in 1862-3 to replace the original Free Church in Cowdenbeath, on Factory Road...

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  • Kelty Free Church

    This was the first church to be built in Kelty, constructed in 1844, a year after the Disruption. There was also a school associated with the church, as shown on an 1856 map of the village. This remained the only church and school in the...

    Former Free Church and school, now private houses. From Barr, L. (2007).
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  • Kelty Parish Church

    This cruciform-plan church was constructed in 1894-6 at a crossroads in the centre of Kelty. Originally designated as a chapel of ease, it was not declared as a church in "full status" until 1925. It is surrounded by low stepped saddle b...

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  • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

    This Hall is just to the north of the town centre.   It sits just off the main road at the end of a small path at the back of commercial premises which are  directly on the main road. The two storey painted building is ori...

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  • Light and Life Mission

    This building is in Natal Place in the centre of the town. There is a garage to the west and late twentieth century private houses to the east.

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  • Mission Hall

    This mission hall is in a commercial and residential street in the centre of Kelty. It is situated on the upper floor row of terraced premises.

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  • Mossgreen Crossgates Church

    This church is  on the main street that runs through the village of Hill of Beath; it was built as a Mission Church in 1901.   It sits in a walled precinct and the area surrounding the house is now a garden and there is a ...

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  • Our Lady and St. Bride's Church

    This church was constructed by Reginald Fairlie between 1921 and 1923. The church is separated from the pavement on the southern side by a low stepped wall of concrete blocks of various colours. A red brick wall separates the church...

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  • Salvation Army


    This purpose-built hall is on a south sloping corner plot next to the road on Stenhouse Street, with a car park to the south west.

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  • St. Joseph's Catholic Church

    This church was constructed in 1922 by Reginald Francis Joseph Fairlie. It is set back from a main road at the end of a path, behind the primary school of the same name. It is set in a tarmac precinct, with car parking to the west and mo...

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  • St. Ninian's Free Church, Lassodie

    St Ninian's Free Church (later United Free Church) was built in the later 19th century to serve the needs of a community of mining hamlets, collectively known as Lassodie in the parish of Beath, close to Loch Fitty. By 1901 the...

  • Trinity Church

    This church, which was constructed in 1968, was built to replace the original West Parish Church (site number: 4582) and therefore took over the name of West Parish Church. The Trinity Church was formed in 1998 when the West Church, Cair...

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  • Trinity United Free Church

    This church was constructed as a United Presbyterian Church in 1896. Then in 1900 it became Trinity United Free Church when there was a union between the United Presbyterian and Free churches. In 1929 the United Free Church joined with t...

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  • Union Gospel Hall

    This is a modern building, situated on Broad Street, near the centre of the town. It is composed of two sections;   a double hipped roofed section at the front (west) and at the back (east) a north-south orientated gabled build...

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  • West Parish Church

    This church was constructed in 1896-8 on the corner of Broad Street and Natal Place,  to accommodate the growing congregation of Beath Parish Church (site  3799; now called Beath and Cowdenbeath North Church).   ...

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