Crail, Fife

  • Constantine's Cave

    Constantine's Cave is at Fife Ness.   The entry to the cave is on a path running beside the seashore beside part of Balcomie Golf Course. Traces of a mortar built wall were noted along the mouth of the cave by RCHAMS in 1933, s...


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  • Crail Castle Chapel

    D Hay Fleming records the existence of a chapel at Crail Castle which was dedicated to 'St. Rufe'. No trace of the chapel remains. The castle at Crail was situated towards the south of the village, overlooking the sea. The site was ruino...


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  • Crail Nunnery

     

    There is no reliable evidence for the existence of this building. There is a ruined gable on Nethergate, known as 'Priory Walls', which is attributed to a property under the patronage of the Prioress of ...


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  • Crail Parish Church

    The building is situated on Marketgate in the centre of Crail. It is surrounded by an interesting graveyard and a coped wall. Approach to the church is through gates t...


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  • Crail Priory Walls

    There are fragmentary remains of an enclosure wall and a ruined gable on Nethergate, Crail, which probably date to the sixteenth century, known as The Priory Walls.    This may be the remains of a building, possibly a cha...


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  • Crail St. David's (now Crail Parish Church Hall)

    This building was built in 1909 as a United Free Church by James Davidson Cairns. It was erected on the site of Crail North United Free Church (site number: 10537), following the union of Crail West (site number: 6632; now Holy Trinity C...


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  • Crail Standing Stone

    This Class III Pictish stone was originally sited on a mound at Sauchope Farm, southeast of Crail (NO 623 084).               The cross has been damaged by vandalism in the...


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  • Crail United Presbyterian Church

    This church was built in 1797 as a Burgher Church; in 1847 it became a United Presbyterian Church. This church was probably located on the site of Holy Trinity Catholic Church (site number: 6632) which was originally a United Presbyteria...


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  • Holy Trinity Catholic Church

    This church was built as a United Presbyterian Church in 1859. It replaced an earlier place of worship (a Burgher Church, site 10539), which had been in use since 1797 and was probably on the same site. Holy Trinity is on the southern ed...


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  • Rosewynd Hall

    This building was used by the Free Church following the Disruption in 1843, and was only in use between 1843 and 1845. In 1845 a new Free Church was built on St. Andrews Road (site number: 10537)

  • St. Minin's Chapel

     

    An investigation in 1967 found traces of an early rectilinear building and a long cist cemetery at a site near Kilminning Castle, north of Crail along the coastal path. No trace of the site now remains. ...


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