Leuchars, Fife

  • Antiburgher Church

    An Antiburgher congregation was formed in Balmullo c.1747. The church went out of use prior to the formation of the United Presbyterian Church in 1847. If the church is still standing, the most likely candidate appears to be a single sto...


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  • Guardbridge Parish Church

    This church was built to accommodate the growing numbers of employees at the nearby Guardbridge paper mill who would have had to worship at Leuchars, Dairsie or Strathkinness and originally opened as a mission station.   It was...


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  • Leuchars Free Church (now Henderson Hall)

    This building was built as a Free Church in 1895, having been designed by the architect David Henry, and is now used as a hall.  It is situated at the roadside between residential buildings, which obscure the south, west and north e...


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  • Leuchars Parish Church (St. Athernase)

    This Romanesque church which is Fife’s finest surviving example of Romanesque arechitecture, is situated on high ground in the centre of Leuchars.    It was built by Robert de Quinci in 1183-1187 and dedicated by Bis...


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  • St. Bonach's Chapel

    This building is no longer in existence. The site may be under the car park or playground of Leuchars Primary School.    An article by William Reid in the 1909 volume of The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Sco...

    Former Site of Chapel Under Car Park
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  • St. Saviour's Episcopal Church

    This church is now a house. It faces the main road between Leuchars and Guardbridge.    The former church is built in rough coursed sandstone with dressed quoins and a slate pitched roof. It was built as a Scottish Episcop...


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  • Tammie Knowe

    An RCAHMS Canmore entry from 1908 alleges that there was at one time a pre-Reformation church on a knoll to the north east of Earlshall which bore the name Tammie Knowe. The church would have been somewhere in Tentsmuir Forest.  "Th...

  • Vicarsford Cemetery Chapel

    This building was constructed in 1895-7  in Vicarsford Cemetery as a memorial chapel for the Leng family.    It was designed by the architect Thomas Martin Cappon and bears a striking resemblance to La Saint Chappelle...


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