St Monance, Fife

  • Abercrombie Church

    This now roofless church was the parish church of Abercrombie, and  is situated to the north of the village, in the grounds of Balcaskie House.   The fabric probably dates back to the late medieval period.   &nbs...

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  • Braehead Evangelical Church

    The church was built in 1870 as a Free church and is still in religious use at present, affiliated to the federation of evangelical churches (FIEC).   It was designed and built by David Horne and is situated at the roadsid...

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  • St. Monans Cell

    The village of St Monans is believed to have taken its name from a sixth century religious recluse who came from the monastery at Pittenweem to live in a small cave east of the present parish church (site 3793).   Little i...

    Site of cell
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  • St. Monans Chapel


    The present parish church of St. Monans (site 3793) is on the site of an earlier stone chapel, roofed in slate, probably constructed by the Durward family in the mid thirteenth century, who lived in the ...

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  • St. Monans Gospel Hall


    This church was built in 1970. It is a modern building, harled with a slate roof, and is in a raised location facing broadly west over Hope Park on the northern edge of St. Monan's. It is approached by s...

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  • St. Monans Parish Church

    This church was built between 1362 and 1370 as a chapel which was endowed by David II. It is situated in a clifftop graveyard overlooking the sea, and has the distinction of being the closest church to the sea in Scotland. St. Monans is ...

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