Falkland, Fife

  • Chapel Royal

    The Chapel Royal at Falkland Palace is in the centre of Falkland.   It is one of the finest surviving pre-Reformation places of worship in Scotland and is still used for worship today.  The Palace, including the Chape...

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  • Chapelyard

     

    There is alleged to have been a chapel near Chapelyards House to the southeast of Falkland. The New Statistical Account of 1845 alleges that this was part of the property of the Order of the Knights Templar. No remains are...


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  • Falkland East

    This church was opened in 1845. It is on high ground in the centre of the village, facing west towards the palace and parish church.. Historic Scotland�s listed building description noted that it was converted into a hall but there is ...


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  • Falkland House Chapel

    Falkland House was built between 1838 and 1844 by William Burn for Onesiphorus Tyndall-Bruce and his wife. Nuthill House was demolished and its stone reused in the building of the house. The Tyndall-Bruces later went on to finance the rebui...


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  • Falkland Old Parish Church

    The earliest known church at Falkland,  was also known as Kilgour. and was to the north west of the town. It was a possession of the Priory of St. Andrews and was rebuilt in 1431 by the Prior of St. Andrews after the preceding build...


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  • Falkland Parish Church (first)

    There have been three parish churches on the site of the present church in Falkland (site number: 4697). This record refers to the first church to be built here, probably erected in 1595 when Kilgour Parish was renamed Falkland Parish. Thi...


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  • Falkland Parish Church (present)

    This church was built in 1850 on the site of two previous buildings (sites 10552, 10553). The first church was erected in 1595 after Falkland received its royal charter. It was replaced in 1620 but the building was said to be in poor con...


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  • Falkland Parish Church (second)

    There have been three parish churches on the site of the present church in Falkland (site number: 4697). This record refers to the second church to be built here, which was erected in c.1620, replacing the original building on the site (si...


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  • Freuchie Parish Church

    This church was built in 1876 by Robert Baldie to accommodate the growing congregation of Freuchie. It faces north onto the High Street   The church is near the eastern edge of Freuchie and is surrounded by a low coped wall and...


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  • Freuchie United Presbyterian Church

     

    In 1794 a Secession church was built on the site which is now occupied by the Lumsden Memorial Hall, on the eastern edge of Freuchie. Eventually the congregation grew too large and a new church was erect...


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  • Freuchie United Presbyterian Church (now Lumsden Memorial Hall)

    In 1794 a Secession church was built on the site which is now occupiedby the Lumsden Memorial Hall, on the eastern edge of Freuchie. Eventually the congregation grew too large and a new church was erected on Church Street in 1868 (site numb...


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  • Lord Ninian Crichton Stuart Memorial Chapel

     

    This Gothic chapel was built between 1912 and 1916 south of a private road which leads to Falkland House and is hidden by trees,and is unfinished. It is built from squared sandstone and is roofless. The ...


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