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Moonzie, Cupar, Fife

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NO 34 18 Archaeology & History There are no previous literary references to this small portable cup-marked rock, relocated recently by Paul Hornby during one of his various antiquarian meanderings.  Found in association with … Continue reading

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Samson’s Stone, Waltonhill Farm, Craigrothie, Fife

Legendary Stone: OS Grid Reference – NO 36312 09667 Getting Here Travelling South along the A916 just past Craigrothie, turn right down to Chance Inn, and turn left at the T junction. and follow the road on to just past … Continue reading

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De’il’s Stane, Waltonhill, Craigrothie, Fife

Legendary Stone: OS Grid Reference – NO 36304 09352 Also Known as: Devil’s Stone Getting Here Travelling South along the A916 just past Craigrothie, turn right down to Chance Inn, and turn left at the T junction. and follow the … Continue reading

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Netherfoodie Cottage, Dairsie, Fife

Standing Stones (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference — NO 4128 1769 Also Known as: Dairsie Stones Archaeology & History  Recent archaeological investigations at the site which has become known as the Dairsie Hoard—where many pieces of broken Roman silverware were seemingly deposited in … Continue reading

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St. John’s Well, Isle of May, Fife

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NT 65858 99107 Also Known as: Pump Well Archaeology & History This seems to be the only ‘St John’ dedication on the Isle of May: a small island littered with more saint’s names, seemingly, … Continue reading

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St. Andrew’s Well, Isle of May, Fife

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NT 65375 99592 Archaeology & History In John Dickson’s (1899) fine work on the history and antiquities of the Forth islands, he describes a number of all-but-forgotten holy and medicinal wells that could be visited … Continue reading

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Holy Well, Auchtertool, Fife

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NT 20813 90189 Also Known as: Canmore ID 52985 Getting Here Along the B925 road between Dunfermline and Kirkcadly, ⅔ of a mile (1.07km) west of Auchtertool village, go down the small track leading down to … Continue reading

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Sheep Well, Isle of May, Fife

Healing Well (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NT 654 993 Archaeology & History Wells that are dedicated to sheep are none-too-common—and this one on the remote Isle of May between Edinburgh and Fife only received its commemoration, tradition tells, not … Continue reading

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Easter Nether Urquhart Circle, Gateside, Fife

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 18873 08865 Also known as: Canmore ID 27809 Getting Here Turn off the A91 at Gateside down Station Road, cross the old railway line, cross the fields to your left and the site … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Gateside, Fife

Holy Well: OS Grid Reference – NO 18505 09169 Also Known as: Chapel Well Roman Well Getting Here Travelling from Milnathort on the A91, in Gateside village, turn right down Old Town, and after the left bend in the road, … Continue reading

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