Spital Crosshead

National Grid Reference (NGR): NT 10170 86300, map


Address

Aberdour Road
Hospital Hill
Dunfermline
Fife
KY11 3AH
Scotland

Introduction

The high part of the road about 1/4 mile South of St Leonard's Hospital was named "Spital Crosshead", from a pillar which, according to tradition, was erected there, decorated on top with a St Andrew's cross, and removed probably towards the end of the 16th or 17th century.


Events:

  • Cross: Build/construction
    Pillar, decorated with a St. Andrew\'s cross on top
  • Cross: Removal (15 0- 160 uncertified)

Archive References:

NameReferenceNotes
Canmore - Online database View Canmore Report Online: 50858
Scottish Church Heritage Research Archive - Offline databaseReference: 3146