St. Monans Chapel

National Grid Reference (NGR): NO 52200 01400, map


Address

Braehead
St. Monans
Fife
KY10 2AL
Scotland

Introduction

 

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 nearby Newark castle.


People / Organisations:

NameRoleDatesNotes
Pre-reformation Church of ScotlandDenomination12-1362
Saint MonanDedicatee12-1362
Alan DurwardBenefactor12Owner of Newark Castle and builder of st.monance chapel Resident of Newark (St. Monans) Castle and builder of the chapel.

Events:

  • Chapel: Build/construction (1200)
  • Chapel: Destruction/demolition (1362)

Archive References:

NameReferenceNotes
Canmore - Online database View Canmore Report Online: 34204
Scottish Church Heritage Research Archive - Offline databaseReference: 10569