Fife

Photographs of the Fife area

West Port, St Andrews

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West Port, St Andrews - Ref: WC4052


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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Fishermen, St Monance

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Fishermen, St Monance - Ref: WC4053


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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Horse and Cart, Wormit

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Horse and cart, Wormit - Ref: WC3203

Horse and cart, Wormit a common form of transport of the day. Wormit developed around the southern bridgehead of the Tay Bridge. One of a number of brae-settlements in style and layout it is very similar to its larger neighbours.

The picture shows a dapple-grey horse and cart possibly owned by one of the middle-class and being admired by the local children.

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North Street, St Andrews

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St Andrews - Ref: WC3085

North Street, St Andrews. The old fishing quarter was at the east end with its small traditional houses. The people in this picture appear to have gathered for the photograph.

North Street cobbled. The traditional houses remain today and still retain their orginal character.

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Cottages, Wormit

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Cottages, Wormit - Ref: WC3204

Wormit, cottages showing beautiful laid-out cottage gardens. The occupier will no doubt have been self sufficient growing all their own vegetables. Wormit evolved as the newest of the south bank settlements, at the junction of Tayport branch line and the main line from the Tay Bridge.

The orginal plan for the village, however, appears to have envisaged a spread of buildings on the gentler slopes behind Wormit bay.

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North Street, St Andrews

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North Street, St Andrews - Ref: WC3086


Alexander Wilson, who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc3086

Woodhaven, Wormit

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Woodhaven, Wormit - Ref: WC3205

The village and pier of Woodhaven was the northern starting point for the coach across Fife to Pettycur by way of the Flass Road. The pier at Woodhaven was until the 19th Century the most important ferry landing for journeys to Dundee.

The large house in the background was the old granary buildings owned by the Tayfield Estate, and served as a hospital for boys from the "Mars" training ship.

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West Port, St Andrews

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West Port, St Andrews - Ref: WC3087

West Port built in 1589. The best extant example in Scotland. Central archway flanked by semi-octagonal "rounds" and "battling". Side arches and relief panels (West David I, East City Arms) were added during 1843-5 reconstruction.

Within its generous medieval plan the town of St Andrews provided the infrastructure for these institutions of religion, government and learning.

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Woodhaven, Wormit

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Woodhaven, Wormit - Ref: WC3206

The village and pier of Woodhaven was the starting point for the coach across Fife. The pier at Woodhaven was until the 19th century the most important ferry landing for journeys to Dundee.

Woodhaven pier. The large house in the background was the old granary building owned by Tayfield Estate and served as a hospital for the "Mars" training ship.

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Club House, St Andrews

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Club House, St Andrews - Ref: WC3088

Royal and Ancient Club House 1854. Designed by George Rae. The Club was established in 1754 by a body of 22 gentrlemen, headed by the Earls of Elgin and Wemyss.

The 1890s saw a tememdous expansion of golfing facilities to try to keep pace with demand, the R & A alone having over 800 members.

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