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Theresa Hughes
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Fife - East & St Andrews:  07 September 2014

Get behind the scenes of some fascinating buildings in East Fife & St Andrews this September.

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Abdie Curling Hut
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07.09.14 (11.00-17.00)
Lindores,  KY14 6HX

"Built in the early 1860’s at the north west end of Lindores Loch this is a very rare and charming example of its type. On display will be original artefacts associated with this Scottish sport and this particular venerable club’s history, some very spectacular, and also beautiful hand-written club books dating back to 1831."

Park beside Dunbog & Abdie Church on road between Lindores and Grange of Lindores, and follow the markers.

Access from car park is approx. 400m around a farm field and over a style therefore stout shoes / boots are essential.

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Auld Kirk
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07.09.14 (13.00-16.00)
Whitenhill, Tayport,  DD6 9BZ

This has been a religious site for over 400 years, the current clock tower providing a distinctive landmark since 1794. Now the Auld Kirk Charitable Trust is developing an Arts and Heritage Centre in the building. Learn about the bold plans for the future and also explore the graveyard, with its carved slabs reflecting local history and industry.

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Bell Pettigrew Museum
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07.09.14 (12.00-16.00)
University of St Andrews, Bute Medical Building, South Street, St Andrews,  KY16 9TS

The Bell Pettigrew Museum is a rare survival of a Victorian teaching museum, and wonderfully atmospheric. It houses a large natural history collection including examples of rare and extinct species.

Meet museum staff and try hands-on activities, including a drawing competition for children.
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Collessie Church and Melville Tomb
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07.09.14 (13.00-17.00)
Collessie Brae, Collessie,  KY15 7RQ
Collessie Church and Melville Tomb - Image 1

The third ecclesiastical structure on this ancient site, sacred since medieval times, Collessie Church stands at the heart of this picturesque village. Members of the congregation will welcome you throughout the afternoon. Also view inside the 1617 tomb for the Melville family. Free leaflet.


Architect: R and R Dickson
Building Date: 1839

Diverse art by local artists will be on exhibition and for sale in the church.

Refreshments in Village Hall.

Image (c) www.scran.ac.uk

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Collessie Guided Walk
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07.09.14 (13.45 for 14.00 start)
Meet at the Village Hall, East end of village, off A91, Collessie,  KY15 7RQ

One of Fife's little vernacular gems. Local residents look forward to telling you the story of this pretty medieval village. 

Walk starts from the Village Hall

Image (c) Collessie Victory Hall

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Council Chambers & The Mystery Room
New This Year
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07.09.14 (12.00-16.00)
St Catherine's Street, Cupar,  KY15 4TA
Come and see the highs and lows of County Buildings. From the grand Council Chambers down to where crooks, councillors and council workers have all taken their meals in the mystery dungeon!
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Crail Doocot
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07.09.14 (11.00-16.00)
Roome Bay, (access from Nethergate or Kirkwynd), Crail,  KY10
Crail Doocot - Image 1Although the Romans brought pigeons to Britain it was the Normans who introduced dovecots. The “beehive” doocots were so named because of their similarity to the traditional straw “skep” beehives. Come and see how this living larder used to work and also enjoy the views out to the Isle of May.
Building Date: 16C

Guides will be available all day.

Image (c) Matthew Price.

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Crail Museum & Guided Walk
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07.09.14 (11.00-17.00 (last entry at 16.30))
62-64 Marketgate, Crail,  KY10 3TL

Housed in two 19th century cottages beside the Tolbooth the museum has a special exhibition on Crail in WWI. Discover the history of the Royal Burgh, learn about Crail Golfing Society from 1786, read Farming Memories and about Crail Airfield; WWI to the Cold War.


Building Date: 19th century

The Crail Walk leads off at 2.30pm on which you will learn the non-visible history of this ancient Burgh through its stones, streets and beautiful harbour.

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Crail Parish Church
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07.09.14 (14.00-16.00)
Marketgate, Crail,  KY10 3TL
Crail Parish Church  - Image 1

During its 800 year life Crail Parish Church has been subject to many alterations all reflecting the history of the church and the Royal burgh around it. The kirkyard has been likened to Westminster Abbey for its famous burials.


Building Date: 13C

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Cupar Heritage Centre
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07.09.14 (14.00-17.00)
Cupar Railway Station, Station Road,  KY15 5HX
Cupar Heritage Centre - Image 1Re-invigorating the deserted station-master’s house, CHC colourfully reflects the rich and varied history of this fine old country town. This year we celebrate the education of generations through 125 years at Bell Baxter School and see how even Cupar was affected by World War 1.

Stewards at key points

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