Places of Worship in Forgan Parish in Fife Region

  • Church of St Fillan, Newport

    St Fillan's Roman Catholic church is located on a residential street in Newport, a short distance north of the High Street. It is a metal strucure (commonly known as a 'tin church') with brick foundations. There are small garde...


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  • Forgan Parish Church (former)

    The building was built in 1841 as a Church of Scotland church, designed by David Bryce. A fire in 1846 caused some damage to the interior which was visible until very recently. The church is now a residence and architect's office.

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  • Morton Burial House

    This site is set back from a dirt track at the edge of Tentsmuir Forest, in the neatly mown garden of a new cottage.   It is now a ruin: its four walls are upstanding, but few stones remain. The triangular pediment, which once ...


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  • Newport on Tay Congregational Church

    This church was built as a Congregational Union church in 1868, by the architect David Mackenzie II.    It was sited at the bottom of Kilnburn. It closed in 1986, after which it was demolished.     ...


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  • Newport on Tay Parish Church

    This is a large town church, which dominates the surrounding area of Newport from its corner plot on Blyth Street and Cupar Road. It overlooks the River Tay a short distance south of the town's High Street. Designed b...


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  • St. Fillan's Old Parish Church

    This roofless church stands in a graveyard to the east of Vicarsford Cemetery. It has been out of use since 1841. The earliest fabric at the east end of the church appears to date to the late twelfth century.


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  • St. Mary's Episcopal Church

    St Mary's Episcopal Church occupies sloping ground overlooking the High Street of Newport, with the River Tay beyond. The steepness of the ground necessitated the church be built into the hillside at the eastern end, with the r...


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  • St. Thomas' Chapel of the Sea (Site of)

    No trace of this site now remains, although the Royal Commission places it near the pier in Newport on Tay. The RCHAMS database gives the following information:

    "It is almost certain that the chapel of St Thomas of Seamylnes w...


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  • Trinity United Free Church

    Trinity United Free Church is a large building  situated in a prominent location on the corner of Boat Road and High Road, just to the south of Newport's High Street and close to the banks of the River Tay estuary. It was built as a...


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  • Wormit Former Parish Church

    This small church,looks out over the Tay and residential properties to the west.    The north elevation faces onto Bay Road.  It has been converted to secular use and has a gravel drive and a small landscaped garden t...


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  • Wormit Parish Church

    Wormit was originally part of the ancient parish of Forgan.    It remained a hamlet until the coming of the railway in the nineteenth century, and became prominent because of the Tay Bridge Disaster in 1879. &nbs...


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